MIDDLESEX, NJ – After varying reports, NJ.com confirmed that the pedestrian who was struck on Route 1 Monday was hit by more than one vehicle.
Joseph Cicero, 50, was struck first in the northbound lanes and then the southbound lanes at about 1:40 a.m. on Monday on Route 1 near Smith Street. A northbound vehicle, driven by a 29-year-old man who stopped and cooperated with authorities, struck the victim sending him across the median into the southbound lanes. There a dark-colored Hyundai Sante Fe struck him for the second time.
Hew as pronounced dead after being taken to a local hospital.
Police are looking for the Sante Fe and asking anyone with information to share what they know.
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) 860-3765 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 If the information in this blog article is outdated or false, please let us know so we can add updates or corrections.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.