With an online tool provided by the New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety, you can find out how the state ranks in crash fatalities. You can also narrow your search and see the latest fatality rates for counties in New Jersey.
All you do is visit the online tool and click on your county. It shows current crash fatality rates and whether the victims were drivers, passengers, pedestrians or bicyclists. The information provided is usually updated every day in the morning.
How does Jersey City rank?
Jersey City is in Hudson County. The latest statistics show that 11 accident deaths occurred between Jan. 8 and May 14 (the date of the last fatal crash).
- Six drivers died
- Four pedestrians died
- One passenger died
If fatal crashes continue occurring at the current rate, Hudson County will see about two accident deaths per month by year’s end. On a related note, the entire state of New Jersey has already seen 276 fatal vehicle accidents in 2022, resulting in 287 deaths.
You also suffer financially
After losing a family member, you will probably suffer many emotional effects. Most people experience sadness, depression and mental anguish for months or even years after their loss. However, losing a loved one affects all areas of your life, including your financial stability.
For example, if your spouse dies in a crash, you will likely lose a critical component of your family income. Most American families need two sources of income to avoid economic hardship.
You can find relief from your losses after a family member dies due to a crash. Your first step is to learn more about state vehicle accidents and wrongful death laws.