Boyertown, PA – Grant Jackson Killed in ATV Crash on Long Lane RdLaw Pa
Boyertown, PA (July 27, 2020) – On Saturday, July 25, a man was killed in an ATV crash that took place in Boyertown.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the accident took place around 8:30 p.m. that night on Long Lane Road. The 45-year-old driver of an ATV was driving with a passenger on the back of the vehicle when he suddenly lost control.
Police confirmed that the ATV forcefully struck a tree and then a rock embankment before coming to a stop. The 55-year-old passenger, Grant Jackson, was transported to Reading Hospital with severe injuries but was pronounced dead at the scene while there.
The 45-year-old driver, who has not yet been formally identified, was hospitalized with injuries. Police did not yet determine what caused him to lose control of the vehicle.
The roadway was blocked as police worked to clear the scene of the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
ATV Accidents in Pennsylvania
ATV accidents are not as common as other accidents on our roads but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic results. Because these accidents involve vehicles that have little protection, an accident can easily lead to a fatality in the blink of an eye. Every day in Pennsylvania, three lives are taken due to fatal collisions within the state. These accidents sometimes involve ATVs, which are among the most horrific and devastating accidents. If you have suffered losses due to one of these collisions, it is important for you and your family to understand that you have many options moving forward.
Losing somebody close to you in an ATV accident can be an unexpected experience that can leave you with many questions. How will you move forward after losing somebody you love on financial and emotional levels? Can you hold a party liable whose reckless acts led to the harm of your loved one? What types of compensation are available for you? These are all questions that family members ask every year after they have lost a loved one in a Pennsylvania accident. If you have suffered extensive losses due to an accident, you should always have a dedicated wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania on your side.
The legal system can be entirely complicated and complex, which is why our personal injury attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you through these challenging times. We will offer you the help you deserve as you navigate the legal system and work toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. If you have lost a loved one due to a collision, you have options and we can help. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania for the assistance you deserve at (215) 731-9900.
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