Cambridge Springs, PA – Fatal Motorcycle Accident at Plank Rd & Irish Rd
Cambridge Springs, PA (May 27, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place at an intersection in Cambridge Springs on Thursday afternoon, May 26.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 4:33 p.m. at the intersection of Plank Road and Irish Road. A 42-year-old driver was in a Dodge Ram pickup truck when the driver attempted to make a left turn. This caused the pickup truck to slam into a motorcycle. The motorcyclist was thrown onto the road due to the forceful impact of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has since been identified as a 29-year-old male, was severely injured and pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries.
Police confirmed that the driver of the pickup truck was treated at the scene for minor injuries. He has since been arrested for driving under the influence.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most dangerous types of accidents on our roads in the state of Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists are so exposed during an accident compared to any other type of accident. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place, with about 215 of them leading to fatalities. Losing somebody you love in a motorcycle accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Facing the loss of a loved one in a motorcycle accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. As you are grieving the sudden loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a motorcycle accident entirely on your own. If you have lost someone close to you, you should speak with a dedicated Cambridge Springs motorcycle accident attorney that you can trust.
Our knowledgeable attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you get back on your feet after a motorcycle accident that is not your fault. We understand how traumatic and devastating a fatal accident can be. Having the help of an attorney on your side who has handled wrongful death claims in the past can be incredibly beneficial. You should be left with the confidence that you need to successfully move forward with a claim. We are here for you every step of the way. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Cambridge Springs at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you.
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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.