Two People Died In Vorhees Steam Roller Accident At Construction Site On Route 73
CAMDEN COUNTY, NEW JERSEY (April 17, 2022) – Two people have tragically died in an accident with a steam roller on Route 73 in Camden County.
Camden County police officials are saying that the accident took place around 9:00 a.m. on Saturday. A car was involved in a collision with a steam roller under unclear conditions.
Firefighters and paramedics were called to the scene of the collision in order to help all of the victims. A construction worker was injured and two people in a car sadly died due to their injuries.
A full investigation into the steam roller collision remains ongoing at this time.
Liability In Camden County Car Accidents
Thousands of people are killed or seriously injured in car accidents every year. According to the IIHS, “There were 33,244 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2019 in which 36,096 deaths occurred. This resulted in 11.0 deaths per 100,000 people and 1.11 deaths per 100 million miles traveled. The fatality rate per 100,000 people ranged from 3.3 in the District of Columbia to 25.4 in Wyoming.” There are dozens of potential factors that could contribute to a collision including:
- Distracted driving
- Inclement weather
- Driver fatigue
All drivers have a legal obligation to exercise due care in order to avoid collisions. Many collisions are due to drivers that are traveling too fast for the prevailing conditions of the roadway. Other collisions are due to drivers that make unsafe lane changes. Victims of car accidents tend to suffer very serious and costly injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Spinal cord injuries
The family of any victim that died in a car accident may have legal recourse through a wrongful death claim. Damages in a civil claim can help with many of the unexpected expenses that come with the sudden and tragic loss of a loved one. A wrongful death attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are.
Investigating A Camden County Car Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our deepest condolences to the family of the two people that died in this accident. It is our sincere hope that the injured construction worker will be able to make a full recovery. There needs to be a thorough investigation for the sake of all of the victims.
Do you need more information about an accident that took place in Camden County? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care deeply that accident victims are aware of their rights and that those rights are being protected. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.