Fatal Black Horse Pike Accident Kills Man in Wheelchair

A fatal Black Horse Pike accident took the life of a man in a wheelchair in Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County, on Wednesday, according to news reports. When you suffer the loss of a loved one you should discuss the situation with an experienced Atlantic County car accident lawyer about the situation as soon as possible.

Details About the Fatal Black Horse Pike Accident

According to the Egg Harbor Township Police Department, the accident happened shortly after 7 PM on Wednesday, June 19th in the area of Delancey Avenue on the Black Horse Pike. The victim, a 62-year-old man in a wheelchair, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Following an initial investigation, police found that the victim was crossing Delancey Avenue when he was struck by a 2007 Nissan Pathfinder driven by a 59-year-old from Pleasantville as it turned left from the Black Horse Pike onto Delancey.

The fatal wreck caused traffic to be delayed and detoured for more than four hours while police and fire crews conducted an investigation and cleared the scene of debris. The driver of the Pathfinder remained at the scene and was found to be an unlicensed driver. The driver was issued multiple traffic summonses and was issued a summons for causing death while driving unlicensed.

Call Kwartler Manus After a Fatal Wreck

You should have an attorney by your side when dealing with the death of a loved one due to the negligence of someone else. At Kwartler Manus, our team of dedicated Atlantic County car accident lawyers will work diligently to defend your rights and fight for compensation on your behalf. Call our office or submit our contact form to schedule a free consultation today.

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