A 28-year-old Middletown Township woman was seriously injured in an auto accident in New Jersey involving two cars and two heavy trucks, according to an article in the Asbury Park Press. Mary Anderson was driving alone in an Oldsmobile Alero northbound near New Monmouth Road and had to be extricated from the car after the accident. The car crash is still under investigation by police. Anderson remained in critical condition in an area hospital. None of the other drivers was seriously injured, the report stated.
New Jersey car accidents occur for various reasons. Sometimes, these crashes are caused by a driver’s error or external factors such as weather or a dangerous roadway. Sometimes, it occurs because of a mechanical problem with the vehicle or a product defect issue. However, when a car accident involves a collision, someone is almost always at fault. The negligent driver or the driver at fault is usually held financially responsible for the accident, resulting injuries and/or damages.
The process of sorting through insurance issues or determining liability is never easy. It is an extremely complex process and can be time-consuming and tedious, especially at a time when you are trying to recover from serious injuries. The first step you should take if you have been seriously injured in a New Jersey car accident is to get prompt medical attention. The second step, especially if you believe you have been the victim of someone else’s negligence, is to contact experienced New Jersey car accident attorneys who will investigate your case and make sure you receive fair compensation for your injuries, damages and loss. If you or a loved one has been injured in a New Jersey auto accident, please call Lependorf & Silverstein for a free consultation and evaluation of your case.