An AC Taxi and a Hyundai Santa Fe collided in Atlantic City, resulting in injuries to seven people. According to a report by The Press of Atlantic City, the New Jersey car accident occurred at Maryland Avenue and Route 30, but officials have not released information regarding what caused the two vehicles to collide. The four occupants of the SUV and the three occupants of the taxi were injured. The most severely injured victim of this crash was a 61-year-old male passenger in the cab who sustained head, chest, and leg injuries. The other injured victims, including a seven-month-old girl, were treated and released. It is not clear which driver was responsible for the crash.
There are many questions that must be asked following a New Jersey car accident. Was one of the drivers exceeding the speed limit? Did distracted driving contribute to the crash? Did either motorist fail to obey a traffic control device? Did one of the drivers fail to yield the right-of-way?
Drivers responsible for causing car accidents in New Jersey, in addition to being charged or cited, can also be held civilly liable for injuries caused to victims. Injured victims can seek compensation for damages including but not limited to hospital expenses, loss of earnings, associated treatment costs, and pain and suffering.
Each reputed Princeton auto accident injury attorney at Lependorf & Silverstein has a long and successful track record of helping injured car accident victims and their families seek and obtain fair and full compensation for their losses. Please contact us at (609) 240-0040 for a no-cost consultation and comprehensive case assessment.