Bethlehem, PA – Fatal Motorcycle Accident at W Union Blvd & Eaton Ave
Bethlehem, PA (July 17, 2022) – On Sunday morning after midnight, July 17, a fatal motorcycle accident took the life of one victim in Bethlehem.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of West Union Boulevard and Eaton Avenue. A motorcyclist was traveling in the area when they entered the intersection. At the same time, a passenger vehicle entered the intersection and struck the motorcycle, leading to severe damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene to assist those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been formally identified, was severely injured in the accident. They were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to these injuries.
Due to the severity of the collision, a portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the accident.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the family and friends of the victim whose life has been taken in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents may not be the most common types of accidents in Pennsylvania; however, they are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents when they occur. Many people are seriously injured or killed in these accidents every year within the state. In 2020 alone, in fact, statistics showed that 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place throughout Pennsylvania, leading to 215 fatalities. The truth is, most motorcycle accidents can be prevented when drivers are paying close attention to these vulnerable parties who share our roads. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal motorcycle accident in Pennsylvania, it is crucial that you seek the help of an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Losing somebody closest to you in a motorcycle accident can affect your life in many ways. If you have sustained these enormous losses, speaking with a Bethlehem motorcycle accident attorney is in your best interests. Wrongful death claims are never easy to face on your own. On top of this, specific parties are able to bring these claims, including the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
- Personal representative of the estate
If you have lost someone you love in a fatal motorcycle accident, you should speak with a Bethlehem wrongful death attorney immediately.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone closest to you in a fatal motorcycle accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family after the loss of a loved one. Our attorneys will help you get back on your feet and work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages at this time. Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Bethlehem at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have moving forward during these difficult times.
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.