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Federal Inquiry Launched into George Washington Bridge Scandal

Posted By David Hernandez || February 2, 2014


George Washignton Bridge Scandal | Brooklyn, NY Auto Accident Injury Attorney | Law Offices of David J. Hernandez & AssociatesMany New York and New Jersey commuters may remember the snarled traffic nightmare last September on the George Washington Bridge, as lane closings brought many drivers to a halt.

If you were involved in an auto accident of any typeon or near the George Washington Bridge during the time of the closings, you may want pay close attention to the news this month.

According toThe New York Times, the United States attorney’s office recently announced that it would be opening an inquiry into the matter.

After several months of denying that anyone in his administration or campaign played any role in the lane closings, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie held a press conference in January to discuss members of his administration and how others were involved.

The scandal has presented Christie with possibly his gravest political challenge yet. He is said to be furious about the entire scandal, vowing to hold any staff members accountable for lane closings.

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey will begin a preliminary investigation into the lane closures in Fort Lee, New Jersey, that caused the traffic nightmare.

For those who are not familiar with the scandal, the controversy began with the decision of his top aides and close associates to deliberately affect traffic for millions of commuters as an act of vengeance against a Democratic mayor.

If you were injured in an auto accident in Fort Lee, on the George Washington Bridge, or near the area during September 2013, you should speak with an experienced auto accident attorney right away to discuss your options.

If you feel it is possible that your accident and the circumstances surrounding your injury could stem from the negligent and careless action of others involved in this incredible situation, contact an experienced auto accident attorney right away.