Akron, PA – One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on S Seventh StPa Accident News
Akron, PA (November 28, 2022) – One person lost their life in a tragic pedestrian accident that took place on an Akron roadway on the evening of Saturday, November 26.
According to West Earl Township Police, the accident happened around 5:16 p.m. at 500 South Seventh Street. Police confirmed that a Chevy Suburban was traveling south when the driver suddenly struck a pedestrian due to reasons that are not yet known. The driver of the Chevy remained at the scene of the accident.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The unidentified pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The driver of the Chevy was not hurt in the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for some time as police worked to clear the scene. It is not known if the driver of the Chevy received any charges related to the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
Our condolences go out to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost as a result of this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads in the state of Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 154 people were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents throughout Georgia and over 4,100 were seriously injured. Losing somebody you love in a fatal pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down within seconds. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can be a difficult thing to endure entirely on your own. It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a fatal pedestrian accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level during these difficult times as you are grieving. There are many parties who could be successful in bringing a wrongful death claim, such as the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
- Personal representative of the estate
If you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to speak with an Akron wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision. Our knowledgeable attorneys will provide you with the resources that you need to be successful in your case. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. You should not have to face an accident on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Akron at (888) 688-1924 to find out what options you have at this time.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness, members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.