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Franklin Township Accident Kills 1, Injures 4

On Behalf of | Oct 25, 2017 | Car Accidents

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Franklin Township police are reporting that a Franklinville woman was killed and an adult and three children were injured in a car accident involving two vehicles on Thursday night. The accident occurred when a 28-year-old Franklinville woman was driving a 2005 Chevy Cavalier on Delsea Drive by Grant Avenue around 6:30 p.m. The driver crossed into the northbound road, crashing into an oncoming 1994 Dodge van. The woman was declared dead at the scene. The driver of the van, a 41-year-old Franklinville male was trapped in his vehicle as a result of the accident. He was extracted from the vehicle by Franklinville Fire Department aides and airlifted to Cooper University Hospital for treatment of the injuries sustained in his head and leg. Three children were passengers in the van who were also taken to Cooper University Hospital for treatment. Information regarding their injuries and conditions were not released. An investigation into how the accident occurred is currently ongoing, as details regarding how the driver lost control of the vehicle are not currently clear. Thousands of car accidents occur in the United States every year. Over 500 people are killed in these accidents in New Jersey alone every year with statistics showing that this number is on the rise. Whenever a car accident occurs the results are devastating for all involved. An accident could result in lost time at work, lost wages and an overall difficult financial situation. If you or a loved one has been injured or if you have lost someone in a car accident, contact an experienced personal injury attorney who can help fight for you. Contact the certified legal team at the law offices of Garber Law today to schedule your case consultation. You could qualify for compensation for medical costs, injuries and other damages incurred in the accident.