Allentown, PA – Teen Killed in Fatal Vehicle Collision on US-22

Allentown, PA – Teen Killed in Fatal Vehicle Collision on US-22

Allentown, PA (December 5, 2020) – Around 7:21 a.m. on Saturday morning, December 5, a teen was killed in a fatal vehicle collision on an Allentown highway.

According to police, the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of US-22 around the area of Route 309. According to police, a 16-year-old was passing a tractor-trailer in the area when he came to a stop in the area. He got out of his vehicle and was struck by a second tractor-trailer driving through the area.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident to assist those in need. The 16-year-old pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash.

The roadway was blocked in most lanes for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

12.5 Allentown, PA – Teen Killed in Fatal Vehicle Collision on US-22Pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most catastrophic harm. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm on our roads. Many pedestrians lose their lives each year in the state of Pennsylvania. In one recent year, in fact, approximately 166 people were killed due to these accidents. If you have lost someone you love as a result of a pedestrian accident, you may wonder what options are available for you.

No amount of money can bring back someone that you have lost as a result of a fatal pedestrian crash. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level as you come to terms with your accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should always have the help of a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney on your side. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Pennsylvania accidents at https://www.law-pa.com/settlements-verdicts/.

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Pennsylvania over the years. We understand that you may be feeling overwhelmed on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve in your time of need. Please contact a Pennsylvania accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.

Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately.  We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.

Disclaimer: As a well-respected member 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.