Ashland, PA – Frank Gronski Killed in Fatal Head-on Crash on Fountain St
Ashland, PA (March 3, 2023) – Around 7 a.m. on the morning of Friday, March 3, a man was killed in a fatal head-on collision on a roadway in Ashland.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened at 620 Fountain Street. Police confirmed that a Chevrolet Colorado and a Ford sedan were traveling in the area when they became involved in a serious head-on collision with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. Both vehicles were heavily damaged and debris was left scattered all over the road in the area.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were dispatched to the scene. Both drivers involved in the accident, identified as 46-year-old Wade Bucher, and 65-year-old Frank Gronski, were trapped inside their vehicles after the accident. Bucher was extricated and flown to Ashland Hospital by medical helicopter for treatment of serious injuries. Gronski, who was driving the Ford, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident.
The roadway was completely blocked in the area of the accident for several hours as police worked to clear the scene. This led to extensive delays until the scene was cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues. Pennsylvania State Police will continue to update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our warmest and sincerest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Fatal car accidents have been happening more commonly than ever before in the state of Pennsylvania. No matter how many precautions we take on our roads, these accidents still happen when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 1,059 people were killed in fatal car accidents in Pennsylvania. In 2020, these numbers rose to 1,129 fatalities. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one whose life was taken prematurely in a fatal car accident can affect your life in many ways. After you have lost someone you love in an accident, speaking with a legal advocate that you can trust is in your best interests. You may be left with questions concerning the legal process, what deadlines must be met in a wrongful death claim, and more. This is why it is crucial that you have the assistance of an Ashland wrongful death attorney on your side moving forward.
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 car accident. We want to help you receive the justice that you and your family deserve and will stop at nothing to protect your rights during these difficult times. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time. These could include any of the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Ashland at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have at this time.