Truck Driver Dies in NJ Turnpike Accident

An NJ Turnpike accident turned deadly Sunday. The truck accident took the life of a truck driver on the New Jersey Turnpike in Bordentown, Burlington County, on Sunday morning.

According to the New Jersey State Police, the accident involved two Volvo trucks, leaving one driver deceased.

The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of the Turnpike around 4:30 AM on Sunday, February 18. The unidentified victim was driving a Volvo bobtail when it struck a Volvo semi. The bobtail then traveled off the highway and struck the sound barrier that divides the highway from residential properties.

The second collision caused the bobtail to burst into flames. The driver of the Volvo semi did not suffer any injuries and the crash is still under investigation by the state police.

Filing a Wrongful Death Claim After a Truck Accident

A fatal truck accident can change your family’s life in an instant. When you lose a loved one due to someone else’s negligence it can make it difficult to pay the bills, put food on the table, and move on without them.

Depending on the circumstances of the crash, you might be eligible to file a wrongful death claim for the death of your loved one. A wrongful death claim can help you recover compensation for the following:

  • Pain and suffering
  • Lost wages
  • Loss of future earning potential
  • Loss of consortium

Wrongful death claims can be filed by surviving spouses and children. Talk to an attorney today about your case and how you can proceed.

Talk to an NJ Turnpike Accident Attorney Today

If you have suffered the loss of a loved one in a truck accident, it is imperative that you speak with an experienced New Jersey truck accident attorney about your case. Call the office of Kwartler Manus today to schedule a free consultation.

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