The Garden State Parkway in New Jersey is a busy roadway and is a common location for car accidents. Like all busy roadways, the accidents that occur on the Garden State Parkway vary in severity and in the factors that caused the accident. A recent car accident involved six cars and caused traumatic injuries. The New Jersey car accident was caused when the first car, a Nissan Maxima, rear-ended a Ford Explorer on the Garden State Parkway. The Nissan Maxima and the Ford Explorer were both traveling in the northbound lane when the accident occurred. After the first two cars collided, both of the cars crossed the median and entered the southbound lane. When the first two cars were in the southbound lane, the Ford Explorer collided with a Toyota Camry and the Nissan Maxima collided with a Volkswagen. Following these collisions, the Volkswagen collided with a Nissan Altima and Subaru Forester. The six car accident on the Garden State Parkway damages six cars and airlifted a victim to a local New Jersey hospital. The driver of the Toyota Camry was severely injured in the accident. Although the driver was severely injured, the extent of the driver's physical injuries has not been released. This chain-reaction car accident caused extensive property damage, physical damage and involved multiple victims. Due to the amount of people involved in multi-vehicle accidents, victims can have difficultly receiving the financial compensation they are entitled to as a result of the accident. Victims of car accidents are often entitled to damages for their medical expenses and property damage. Source:, "Man hurt in 6-car crash identified," July 25, 2012