Airville, PA (June 24, 2020) – On Tuesday morning, June 23, a fatal multi-vehicle collision involving two vehicles and a tractor-trailer took place in Airville.
According to police, the accident took place at 4000 PA-74 (Delta Road) when a van crossed the center line for unknown reasons, colliding with a tractor-trailer and an SUV before it went off the side of the road.
The victim has since been identified as 62-year-old Michael Brendel of Mount Wolf, who was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.
It is not known if any other parties were harmed in the accident. State Police were at the scene for several hours.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Truck accidents are not as common as many other accidents on Pennsylvania roads. In fact, truck accidents involving these vehicles only make up approximately 7% of all fatal crashes. In one recent year, approximately 136 fatalities stemmed from truck accidents. Losing somebody you love in a Pennsylvania truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. It is crucial that you seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania after one of these accidents.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our knowledgeable and skilled accident attorneys are dedicated to helping you after you have suffered the loss of somebody you love in a truck accident. We will aggressively fight to protect your rights as you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation for your losses. Please do not hesitate to contact a Pennsylvania accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for the help you deserve.
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