Bethlehem, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident on PA-378
Bethlehem, PA (October 31, 2022) – Around 10 p.m. on Sunday night, October 30, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident in Bethlehem.
According to Lehigh Valley officials, the accident happened at 3700 PA-378 after 10 p.m. Police confirmed that a motorcyclist was traveling in the area when they were suddenly struck by a driver in a passenger vehicle due to unknown reasons. The driver of the passenger vehicle continued onward following the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Bethlehem responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has only been identified as an adult male, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene after being thrown from his motorcycle.
Police caught up with the driver of the vehicle that struck the motorcyclist. The driver, who has not yet been identified, was in a nearby parking lot. It is not known if they were charged for their role in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the collision.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the motorcyclist whose life was lost in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents have been increasing on our roads over recent years in Pennsylvania. Hundreds of lives are lost as a result of fatal motorcycle accidents within the state each year. In fact, in just 2020 alone, it was reported that there were 3,398 motorcycle accidents in the state, leading to fatalities in over 215 victims. Because motorcyclists have no protection from harm in an accident, they are likely to become seriously injured or even killed in an accident. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal motorcycle accident, you and your family have options.
Where do you and your loved ones turn after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one in a fatal Pennsylvania motorcycle accident? Speaking with a Bethlehem motorcycle accident attorney is in your best interests. It is true that no amount of money can ever bring back a loved one whose life has been lost prematurely in a motorcycle crash. However, it can help you move forward financially during these complicated times. You should speak with a Bethlehem wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after you have lost someone you love in an accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after you have sustained the loss of a loved one in a motorcycle accident. Our attorneys will not only help you determine who is at fault in your accident, but also provide you with many legal resources you need to be successful in your case. We are here to help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs
We will stand by your side every step of the way during these challenging times. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Bethlehem at (215) 731-9900 for more information.
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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.