Elderly Woman Seriously Injured In Union Township Mail Truck Accident on Tucker Avenue
UNION TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY (March 31, 2023) – An elderly woman was seriously injured in a Union Township mail truck accident at an apartment on 255 Tucker Avenue.
Union Township police officials are saying that the collision took place around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. A woman was walking at an apartment complex with a mail truck.
The driver of the mail truck was backing into a space when the accident happened. Paramedics were called to the scene in order to help the victim.
She was taken to the hospital with serious injuries.
Liability For Union Township Mail Truck Accidents
Thousands of pedestrians are killed or seriously injured in accidents every year. Young children and elderly people tend to be at the greatest risk. According to the Centers for Disease Control, “Adults aged 65 years and older accounted for about 17% of the U.S. population in 2020. However, people ages 65 and older accounted for 20% of all pedestrian deaths in 2020.” Victims of pedestrian accidents tend to suffer very serious injuries including:
- Broken bones
- Head injuries
- Spinal cord injuries
Any person that is injured in a pedestrian collision may have legal recourse through a bodily injury claim. Damages in a civil claim can help cover lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. A pedestrian accident attorney can examine all of the unique facts of your case and let you know what your legal options are. It is important that all evidence is properly preserved after any crash.
Investigating A New Jersey Mail Truck Accident
We at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. extend our best wishes to the woman injured in this collision. Any person that may have more information about what happened should reach out to police. There needs to be some accountability for this crash.
Have you or someone that you care about bene injured in a car accident? Our team of personal injury attorneys are here for you. We care deeply that accident victims get the medical and financial support that they are entitled to under the law. Whether you just have legal questions or need any type of support after a collision we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (516) 908-9792.