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Pedestrian Accidents Archives

Pedestrian hit by car passes away from injuries

A man has been charged with vehicular homicide and other crimes after an accident on a New Jersey street where they struck a pedestrian and drove away with the individual stuck halfway through the windshield of their car. The accident happened on Nov. 10, but the pedestrian did not pass away for some time.

Hit-and-run crash critically injures 2 pedestrians

On Nov. 14, a hit-and-run crash in New Jersey critically injured two pedestrians on North Bergen's Kennedy Boulevard. Authorities are reportedly searching for the driver of the vehicle involved in the deadly incident.

Woman killed in pedestrian accident at farmers market

A New Jersey farmers market became the scene of a car accident on the afternoon of Aug. 17, leading to the death of a local woman. The incident occurred around 2:20 p.m. in Hawthorne when a pickup truck went through a barricade and into the farmers market. The market was nearing the end of its business day and vendors were starting to close. The truck struck several people, injuring a few and killing one woman after briefly dragging her.

Pedestrian accidents: Woman hit by a saw blade while walking

A pedestrian has been seriously injured in a neighboring state after getting hit by a saw blade while walking on a city sidewalk. The woman was struck in the leg after a saw blade was ejected by a circular saw and flew 100 feet before hitting her. This pedestrian accident occurred on a recent Tuesday as a construction crew worked in the area.

Man killed by car in New Jersey pedestrian accident

A man was struck and killed by a vehicle recently while crossing a street in Mt. Ephraim. According to authorities, the man became trapped under the vehicle after being hit. Some witnesses rushed to help the man by locating a jack and lifting the car off the victim so that emergency workers could assist the man. The man was immediately taken to a nearby hospital, but he died a short time after arrival. Police continue to investigate the cause of the incident.

Pedestrian suffers fatal injuries after accident in New Jersey

Thousands of pedestrians die every year as the result of motor vehicle accidents. Even more suffer injuries after being hit by trucks or cars. The high frequency of fatalities in these accidents can perhaps be attributed to the size and weight disparity between a motor vehicle and a pedestrian, as well as the fact that pedestrians lack any kind of protection. The unfortunate reality is that pedestrians are highly vulnerable to catastrophic damage on the road.

Man arrested for role in fatal New Jersey pedestrian accident

Police in Ocean County have arrested a man who is suspected of being involved in a December hit-and-run accident. He was apprehended at his attorney's office in Jersey City, and is being held on $200,000 bail.

New Jersey woman hit and killed by car

It is easy for drivers to forget that cars are not the only ones on New Jersey roadways. In fact, at any given moment, cars are sharing the roadways with bicyclists, motorcycles, trucks and pedestrians. Drivers must keep their eyes and their mind on the road in order to avoid a collision with any of these other things. Auto-pedestrian accidents, in particular, can be very devastating. Pedestrians have a right to use the roadways, and nearby sidewalks, just like cars. However, unlike cars, pedestrians have virtually no protection in case of an accident. Therefore, fatal pedestrian accidents are common.

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