A 67-year-old Monroe man was killed in a New Jersey truck accident which may have been caused by a truck driver making an improper U-turn. According to The New Jersey Local News Service, the fatal New Jersey truck crash occurred the night of October 18 on Cranbury Station Road. The Monroe man was travelling eastbound when he crashed his Chevrolet Venture into a tractor-trailer that was making a U-Turn. The driver of the Venture was pronounced dead at the scene and the authorities are investigating the New Jersey truck accident. According to the report, the truck driver may face multiple charges including making an improper U-turn and driving carelessly.
New Jersey truck accidents often result in catastrophic injuries or even fatalities. Truck accidents are most often caused by truck drivers who are inexperienced, fatigued or those who are driving in a dangerous or reckless manner. Trucking companies often have powerful legal defense teams on their side and insurance companies that are quick to offer low settlements to injured victims or their families.
In the aftermath of a fatal New Jersey truck accident, it is critical that you get an experienced and skilled New Jersey personal injury lawyer on your side who will fight for your rights and protect your best interests. If the at-fault party has been negligent or reckless, the family of a deceased New Jersey truck collision victim can file a wrongful death claim against the truck driver and his or her employer seeking compensation for medical and funeral expenses, lost future income, loss of love and companionship and other related damages.
If you or a loved one has been involved in a truck accident, call the knowledgeable New Jersey truck crash lawyers of Lependorf and Silverstein for a free and comprehensive consultation. We will work hard to make sure you receive just compensation for all your losses. Call us today at 609-240-0040 to get more information about pursuing your rights as a New Jersey truck crash victim.