Ada Marlib, 82, was killed in a Monroe Township auto accident on October 27, 2008 when her car struck a street sweeper and then crashed into another sport utility vehicle. According to a news report, the accident occurred on Perrineville Road north of School House Road. Marlib was pronounced dead at the scene.
She was reportedly traveling north on Perrineville when she struck the back of the street sweeper. Her car then went into the southbound lanes and crashed into an oncoming Ford Explorer driven by 72-year-old Seymour Behm, also of Monroe. The driver of the street sweeper, 46-year-old Michael Vinvenzi of Tom River, was uninjured. Behm reportedly escaped the New Jersey SUV accident with minor injuries.
According to statistics from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were 722 fatal car accidents in New Jersey in 2006, including 31 fatalities in Newark and nine in Jersey City. That denotes a 3 percent increase over the year before.
If you have been seriously injured or have lost a loved one in a New Jersey car crash because of someone else’s negligence, you have the right to hold the negligent parties liable for their actions. Auto accidents can cause severe damage and expenses to innocent victims who deserve justice and deserve rightful compensation for what they have suffered. Victims and/or their families are entitled to compensation for medical bills or funeral costs; damage repair costs, physical injuries, wrongful death pain or suffering. To schedule a free case evaluation, please call a Princeton auto accident attorney at Lependorf & Silverstein today.