Head-on collision in New Jersey leaves 3 dead, 2 injured
A car accident that occurred in New Jersey left three people dead and two with injuries, according to authorities. The crash took place on July 10 and involved an SUV and a sedan.
Prosecutors stated that the SUV was traveling south when a head-on collision occurred with the sedan. The impact of the collision caused both vehicles to nearly hit a bus that was occupied with passengers. However, the bus did not become involved in the accident, as the vehicle stopped before another collision occurred.
All three male occupants who were in the sedan died as a result of the injuries they suffered. Two female passengers who were occupants of the SUV were transported to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries that were described as minor. Several passengers who were on the bus were evaluated at the scene for any injuries, but it appeared that none were taken to the hospital. At the time the report was released, the prosecutor’s office’s vehicular homicide unit was investigating the accident, and it was not clear which vehicle had caused the crash.
If it is determined that the driver of the SUV caused the accident, the family members of the three deceased men may be eligible to file a wrongful death claim against the accused driver. This type of lawsuit allows family members to seek compensation for their loss. For example, they may be able to recover the cost of any funeral costs, medical bills, lost income and even seek compensation for loss of companionship.