Berwick, PA – Ronald Scherer Killed in Fatal Accident on Salem BlvdPa Accident News
Berwick, PA (December 20, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal car accident that took place on a roadway in Berwick on the afternoon of Monday, December 19.
According to Salem Township Police Department officials, the accident happened around 1 p.m. at 1000 Salem Boulevard, which is also known as Route 11 in the area. Police confirmed that two vehicles were traveling in the area when they suddenly collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged due to the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Berwick responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. One person involved in the accident, identified as 87-year-old Ronald Scherer, was on the way to Berwick Hospital in an ambulance when he was tragically pronounced deceased due to his injuries. Three other victims sustained injuries and were hospitalized.
Due to the severity of the accident, a portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with new information as it is available.
We offer our warmest condolences and sympathies to the family and friends of the party whose life was taken prematurely in this accident. We also hope that the injured victims receive a speedy recovery from their injuries.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents happen every single day in Pennsylvania, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe and life-altering in nature. In fact, sometimes car accidents take the lives of those involved in Pennsylvania. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents due to the reckless acts of others within the state. These accidents can be incredibly daunting and even emotionally taxing for families. This is why families are urged to speak with an attorney that they can trust after the loss of a loved one.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal accident can be a difficult thing to endure. After a car accident, speaking with a Berwick car accident attorney can help you get back on your feet. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should not have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal accident entirely on your own. If you have lost someone close to you and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with a dedicated Berwick wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we are here for you after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one and do not know where to turn. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling on both emotional and financial levels after you have lost someone you love. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for an array of aspects, such as the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Berwick at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you in your time of need.
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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.