Man dies months after dump truck collides with his car
The pain and suffering that a person endures after an accident can be lengthy and life altering. Car accidents do not only result in damages but could also cause serious injuries and put those involved in critical condition. A victim in an automobile crash could spend months in the hospital in hopes to recover. Even after months of medical treatment, victims in car accidents could suffer injuries that cause death. At this point, the suffering is endured not only by the victim but also by the loved ones. A fatal car accident can change the lives of many.
A Sayreville, New Jersey, man who suffered serious injuries in an accident that happened back in October died as a result of the injuries suffered from the car crash. The car accident happened on Route 1 shortly after 6 a.m. when the Sayreville man’s Kia Sportage struck the rear of a dump truck. It was reported that the dump truck was stopped at an intersection when the collision occurred. Emergency crews transported the driver of the Kia to the hospital and later transferred him to a rehabilitation center to aid him in his recovery process. It was there that he suffered complications and later died from the injuries suffered in the crash. Police stated that investigators believe that driver fatigue might have played a role in the car crash.
The loved ones of a person injured and killed in a car crash like this might have a wrongful death claim. Expenses such as medical bills, funeral bills, damages, lost wages and pain and suffering could be covered by the claim.
Those suffering from injuries from a motor vehicle accident can be hit with serious financial burdens while they are receiving medical treatment and recovering. In addition, if the injured party does not survive, his or her loved ones will assume the financial costs. An experienced personal injury attorney can help family members recover the compensation they deserve so that they can begin the healing process.
Source: mycentraljersey.com, “Sayreville man dies from injuries in October accident,” Feb. 21, 2013