Brownsville, PA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Detective on National Pke

Brownsville, PA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Detective on National Pke

Brownsville, PA (December 10, 2020) – Around 8 p.m. on Wednesday night, December 9, a fatal pedestrian accident took place in Brownsville.

The accident took place along National Pike (Route 40) when a pedestrian was struck by a Washington County detective driving in the area. Police have not yet commented on the circumstances leading up to the collision.

The victim, whose identity is not yet known, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. No other parties were injured.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes for some time. The detective remained at the scene to cooperate with the police.

Pennsylvania State Police continue their investigation at this time.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

12.10 Brownsville, PA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Detective on National PkePedestrian accidents are some of the most catastrophic and life-altering accidents on our roads that lead to extensive harm every year. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed and thousands are injured in Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents every single year. In 2014 alone, in fact, it was estimated that approximately 166 people were killed in these accidents due to the negligence of others. If you have lost someone you love due to a pedestrian accident, it is important that you immediately start working with a legal advocate.

No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost due to a pedestrian accident. However, financial compensation can help you get back on your feet when you have suffered enormous losses due to an accident. As you grieve your losses caused by one of these accidents, you should never have to worry about how you will pay the bills that pile up against you. A Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney can help in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in Pennsylvania accidents at

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our skilled and resourceful accident attorneys have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in accidents throughout the years. We understand that there is nothing as overwhelming as a pedestrian accident that ends in the fatality of a loved one. If you have suffered such enormous losses, you should have the help of an attorney on your side. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you.

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.