Seeking monetary compensation is almost always the answer for people injured in Highway 278 accidents. The New Jersey Interstate 278 accident attorneys at The Grossman Law Firm have extensive experience in personal injury law, and have served a large number of injured clients and their families. We offer high quality legal representation to individuals who have been injured in car and truck accidents on I-278, regardless of the type of vehicle involved and the nature of the accident. Contact us at (732) 625-9494 for a free consultation.
About I-278 in New Jersey
Interstate 278, also known as I-278 and Highway 278, is a secondary interstate highway in both New York and New Jersey. This 35.62-mile highway runs from in Linden, New Jersey’s U.S. Route 1/9 up until the Bruckner Interchange in the the Bronx. In the state of New Jersey, I-278 starts in Linden, Union County at the junction with U.S. 1/9 and merges into the southbound direction. The route heads east with two lanes in each direction and widens to three lanes eastbound. To the north, the freeway runs between urban residential areas. To the south, it runs through the Bayway Refinery and continues to Elizabeth. From there, the road meets Route 439 and the New Jersey Turnpike (I-95). The short length is known as Union Freeway.
NJ I-278 Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are not uncommon on I-278. The common types of traffic occurring on the freeway are head-on collisions, rear-end collisions, side collisions, rollover accidents, and jackknifing. The common causes of Highway 278 accidents are drunk driving, speeding, driver fatigue, reckless driving, and distracted driving. For the past 10 years, the state of NJ has spent roughly 5% of its capital transportation budget on expanding roads. While the roadway capacity has increased, traffic accidents still happen often in NJ, and among the causes is the poor condition of NJ roadways.
When an accident occurs on any part of NJ I-278, it’s important for victims to look around for people who may have witnessed the collision and write down the witnesses’ names, contact numbers, auto license plates, and addresses if possible. It’s not a good idea to depend on the police to find witnesses because the primary interests of police officers are to assist injured motorists and to restore normal traffic flow.
About The Grossman Law Firm
Attorney Scott Grossman established The Grossman Law Firm more than ten years ago. The reputable law firm consists of experienced New Jersey car and truck accident attorneys who have served many people injured on Highway 278 due to the negligence or misconduct of another person or entity. Contact The Grossman Law Firm today at (732) 625-9494 for a free consultation.