Two adults and two children were injured Wednesday, November 10th, when their 2008 Land Rover collided with a 2001 Ford Mason dump truck on Rhode Hall Road in Monroe, according to MyCentralJersey.com. The driver of the dump truck was transported to an area hospital by helicopter while the occupants of the Land Rover were all taken to a university hospital in New Brunswick. Police officials had no further details to report on the accident or the conditions of those involved.
Further examination of the details of the New Jersey large truck crash will determine exactly what happened and who was at fault. There are a number of possible causes for the accident which may include dangerous weather conditions, truck driver inattention, a defective component on either vehicle, ignoring traffic signs or driving recklessly, in addition to other possibilities. An experienced truck crash attorney will be able to utilize all necessary resources to determine the exact details of the collision.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), in 2008, 66,000 accidents involving large trucks occurred in the United States, leaving 90,000 people injured. Because of their sheer weight and size, large trucks, be it dump trucks, semi trucks or otherwise, can do irreparable damage to property and can cause serious or even fatal injuries.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a New Jersey truck accident, you deserve to know your rights. The skilled Princeton truck crash attorneys at Lependorf & Silverstein have nearly twenty years experience each and have handled a wide variety of truck accident cases. We will examine every detail of your claim and hold all negligent parties accountable for their actions. To learn more about our law firm and to schedule a free and confidential consultation, call Lependorf & Silverstein today at 1(609) 240-0040.