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Morris Plains – Route 202 Closed After Crash that Injured Driver

A crash that occurred Thursday morning, October 24 on Route 202 in Morris Plains will result in total closure of the road, Police say.

Police responded to a crash that occurred Thursday morning on Route 202 near Route 10. a Witness of the crash told police that the driver seemed to loser control of the vehicle and swerved off the roadway. The car then hit a utility pole and wires were knocked down as a result.

Police found the driver outside the vehicle and was suffering minor injuries. The driver was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Police have closed Route 202 in Morris Plains while they are investigating the crash, and are restoring the utility pole that was knocked down. They advised drivers to expect heavy delays and detours. They also told drivers to plan out alternate routes during the time.

We are glad the driver did not sustain heavy injuries in this crash. We hope he recovers well from the accident. A crash involving a car and an immobile object can be very scary. The impact between a speeding car and a structure can be extreme and can result in heavy injuries. A report from the New Jersey Department of Law and Public safety says that in 2016, 603 individuals lost their lives in motor vehicle related crashes on New Jersey roadways. Authorities continue to remind drivers to observe and obey traffic laws in the are they are driving in and to be mindful of other drivers and pedestrians on the road. The use of seat belts is also of importance. Wearing a seat belt can reduce the severity of the injury a driver or passenger may sustain in a vehicular accident, and in some cases, may completely save their life. These simple things can help everyone be more safer on the roadways of New Jersey.

If someone you care about was killed or severely injured in an accident, there may be a lot going through your head. The NJ injury attorneys of Brach Eichler Trial Lawyers have helped people like you fight for justice. We will discuss all of your legal options with you, free of charge. Call (973) 364-8300 to get in touch with one of our knowledgeable attorneys.

Note: This blog reports on the types of cases our firm has extensive experience handling. It is painful to learn of the prevalence of these serious accidents, and it is our sincere hope that future catastrophes can be avoided. Our blog posts are written from scouring recent news stories. As more information is revealed, these stories may be updated. If the information in this blog article is outdated or false, please let us know so we can add updates or corrections.

Disclaimer: By showing the frequency of these serious accidents, Brach Eichler Trial Lawyers hopes that more will be done to prevent them. Another aim is to give readers information that can be used to help them reduce the likelihood they are involved in a serious accident. Content on our blog is not legal advice.

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