If you live in New Jersey, commuting to work, school, or home is a way of life. Whether you are a bridge-and-tunnel driver, a train traveler, or a bus-rider, you’ll be spending a good deal of time on the road. On average, New Jersey commuters spend roughly 30 minutes – both ways – traveling daily. Almost 15 percent of the population will travel distances longer than 60 minutes away. This means that not only are people on the road longer, they also have a greater opportunity for being involved in an accident.
Unfortunately, many of these accidents come in the form of rear-end collisions. Some of these accidents can be quite severe. In the summer of 2014, actor/comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a rear-end truck accident on the New Jersey Turnpike, that claimed the life of a friend and left Morgan in a coma. While the severity of the crash and the coverage given was uncommon, such accidents are quite common along our state’s busy roadways. So why do rear-end accident occur with such frequency? Consider the following list of common reasons: Read the rest »
The driver of an SUV was seriously injured in a recent New Jersey car accident involving a rear-end collision. According to a Philly.com news report, the accident occurred near Mount Laurel in the southbound lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike. Officials said only one person was in the SUV when it was rear-ended by a truck. The driver of the SUV sustained critical injuries. It does not appear that anyone in the truck was harmed. It is unclear who was responsible for the crash, and the investigation is ongoing.
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