In Toms River, New Jersey, a car crash left two victims fatally injured. On Monday afternoon, around 12:30 pm, the car accident occurred when the car hit the concrete divider on Route 37, went through a stop sign, and was struck by a pickup truck on the driver’s side of the car. The 85-year-old driver succumbed to her fatal injuries at the scene of the Toms River car crash while one of the passengers suffered a fatality after receiving medical treatment at the Community Medical Center. The truck driver and two other passengers from the car incurred injuries, including one victim who sustained critical injuries.
Fatal crashes may result from a minor violation such as failing to stop at a stop sign or traffic light. Drivers and passengers may sustain a range of injuries or potential fatalities in a crash if other factors like excessive speed, drunk driving, or distracted driving take place. Survivors of accidents like the Toms River car crash may experience lingering physical trauma, mental distress, and may find it challenging to return to work, which may impact their ability to earn an income.
If you or your loved ones sustained personal injuries in a car accident, contact our New Jersey car accident lawyers at Eichen Crutchlow Zaslow, LLP at 732-777-0100. Contact us online or visit our offices in Edison, Red Bank, or Toms River, New Jersey. We represent clients throughout New Jersey.