Bethlehem Twp., PA – Man Loses Life in Car Crash on Route 22 near Route 33 InterchangePa Accident News
Bethlehem Twp., PA (October 7, 2023) – A 22-year-old man from Bethlehem lost his life as a result of a wrong-way collision that took place on Thursday in Northampton County.
The accident occurred at around 10:40 a.m. on October 5.
Reports provided by the Pennsylvania State Police out of Bethlehem Township indicate that a red Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck was traveling south on the northbound side of Route 33. As the vehicle exited the roadway and headed west on Route 22 E., it collided with a 1997 Honda Civic near the Route 33 interchange. A black 2002 Chevrolet Silverado was also involved in the accident.
The drivers of both pickup trucks were injured and transported to St. Luke’s Hospital Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, for emergency treatment.
The driver of the Honda, identified as 22-year-old John Michael Woodburn, was fatally injured. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Northampton County coroner.
The accident is currently being investigated by the police.
We hope the victims injured in this crash recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of John Michael Woodburn. Our warmest thoughts are with them at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Fatal collisions in the state of Pennsylvania take the lives of nearly 100 people every month. These accidents add up to nearly 1100 people dying on roadways across our state annually. The sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Unfortunately, many victims lose their lives in accidents due to negligent and reckless drivers.
Drivers who are speeding, under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or otherwise negligent continue to place the lives of innocent people at risk of being severely harmed or killed every day on our streets.
When families lose loved ones, it is crucial that they take legal action right away. Filing a wrongful death claim can provide families with the money that they need to cover funeral expenses, burial costs, and more. Seeking legal guidance right away can help to ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice and holding the negligent party accountable. It is crucial that you reach out to a Bethlehem Township wrongful death lawyer at once to ensure the strongest evidence is available to build your case with.
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