Mercer and Middlesex County Attorneys Review Fatal Auto Accident Statistics in 2020

The New Jersey State Police recently released crash statistics revealing that New Jersey is continuing to a decrease in the amount of fatal motor vehicle accidents. The number of Fatal accidents, Year to date 2020, compared the same time last year are reportedly down approximately 11 percent.  The reduced fatal crashes have resulted in a substantial decrease in the number of fatalities by approximately 5.4 percent.

The lower amount of fatal accidents and persons killed in motor vehicle accidents in 2020 is a larger percentage decrease than from the same time period in 2019. The New Jersey statistic includes victims of accidents as being drivers of cars, trucks, buses, and motorcycles, pedestrians, and bicyclists.

Total 2020 Auto Accident Fatalities in New Jersey to Date

Statistics from the New Jersey State Police website, provide the number of accidents and fatalities in the State of New Jersey, broken down by County so far in 2020. The number of fatal accidents in NJ to date total approximately 184, with the number of fatalities just shy of 200 at 199. Of the total accidents and fatalities, here is a breakdown of the data surrounding total fatalities by county in NJ:

  • Mercer County – 3
  • Middlesex County – 24
  • Somerset County – 7
  • Hunterdon County – 2
  • Monmouth County – 10
  • Ocean County – 11
  • Morris County – 5
  • Sussex County – 4
  • Warren County – 2
  • Passaic County – 12
  • Bergen County – 20
  • Essex County – 10
  • Union County – 10
  • Hudson County – 8
  • Burlington County – 12
  • Camden County – 14
  • Atlantic County – 12
  • Gloucester County – 16
  • Salem County – 6
  • Cumberland County – 9
  • Cape May County – 2

An Experienced Auto Accident and Injury Law Firm Serving Clients Across New Jersey and Pennsylvania

For those that have lost family members in a fatal accident, our hearts at Kamensky Cohen Riechelson go out to you. We have represented and guided many family members through the legal process of being compensated for their loved ones that were lost. We understand that decreased in fatal accidents are not low enough.

We have many years of successfully obtaining compensation for the loss of a husband, wife, child, and parent. While it is our sincere wish that no one experience such a huge loss, we are mindful of the pain and suffering that results from the loss of a loved one.

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If you or someone close to you has suffered a car accident injury, at The Law Office of Cohen & Riechelsonwe are here to help you pursue compensation for your losses. Contact us online or by telephone to arrange a consultation with an experienced New Jersey auto accident injury lawyer.

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