Charges could be pending following a two-car collision on Route 206 in Frankford on Dec. 24. New Jersey State Police said the accident occurred around 10:50 a.m. during a period of heavy rain.
Medical expenses, lost wages and destruction of property that results from auto accidents costs New Jersey residents a significant amount of money each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, claimed monetary losses from auto accidents between 2007 and 2012 grew at an annual rate of 8 percent. Although the rate of bodily injuries declined, the expenses associated with auto accidents continued to make a considerable financial burden on the injured.
Five teenagers from Mainland Regional High School were injured on Aug. 30 when an accident occurred in Hamilton Township. The five girls were traveling to a charity soccer game when the Route 40 collision happened. One girl reportedly suffered serious injuries.
Area news sources report that a two-vehicle accident in Woodbine at around 12:40 p.m. on Aug. 30 left one person dead at the scene of the accident and another person injured. Upper Township EMS transported the injured individual to Shore Memorial Hospital with injuries considered to be minor in nature.
Two people died as a result of a head-on collision on Route 49, and two others were hurt after the Aug. 8 two-vehicle accident. The accident occurred near the old Penn-Salem Marina around 12:45 p.m. in the eastbound lane of Route 49 when a 2005 Toyota Corolla traveling in the west lane crossed into oncoming traffic and struck a 2013 Ford Escape.
New Jersey readers might think that jobs with higher risks tend to pay better. However, it is important to understand that the pay may not be as high as some believe and being injured on the job can lead to permanent disability or even death. Therefore, it is necessary to weigh the potentially better pay against the higher risks involved in some jobs. A recent article discussed how well some of the more dangerous jobs pay.
Drunk drivers can be a serious danger to themselves and anyone they come into contact with on the roads. Impaired judgment and reaction times greatly increase the chances of an accident occurring and the consequences of this can be massive. In a recent suspected drunk driving accident in New Jersey, a 32-year-old woman lost her life in a head-on collision.
Life is full of hazards, and the workplace is no exception to this rule. You don’t have to be working in construction or at an industrial facility to be at risk of serious injury. Various forms of work injury can occur even when performing everyday tasks, such as moving heavy boxes, cleaning or operating machinery. Employees in New Jersey should try to stay alert at work to avoid the risk of injury.