Children Injured When Car Crashes into Restaurant
A woman and her two children were injured in a New Jersey auto accident after her Range Rover crashed into a White Castle restaurant. According to an NJ.com news report, the crash occurred at the White Castle on Somerset Street in New Brunswick. Officials say the SUV drifted into a 2005 Toyota Camry before veering out of control and crashing into the restaurant.
The vehicle ended up halfway through the front door. The 40-year-old driver and the two boys, ages 10 and 11, were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. The four employees in the restaurant and the driver of the Camry all escaped without injury. The driver of the Range Rover was issued a summons for careless driving.
Under New Jersey law, drivers can face citations for carelessly causing injury accidents. According to NJSA 39:4-97, “A person who drives a vehicle carelessly, or without due caution and circumspection, in a manner so as to endanger, or be likely to endanger, a person or property, shall be guilty of careless driving.”
If you or a loved one have suffered an injury in a New Jersey crash due to the actions of a negligent driver, it is important that you learn about your legal rights and options. Depending on the cause of the crash, financial support may be available for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other related damages.
At Lependorf & Silverstein, our experienced New Jersey car accident injury attorneys help injured victims receive fair compensation for their losses. Please call our offices today at (609) 240-0040 for a free case evaluation.
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