Centralia, PA – Five Injured in Rollover Accident on PA-42

Centralia, PA – Five Injured in Rollover Accident on PA-42

Centralia, PA (June 7, 2023) – Five people sustained injuries in a rollover accident that took place on a major roadway in Centralia on Tuesday afternoon, June 6.

According to Aristes officials, the accident happened late in the afternoon on PA-42 heading into Centralia. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in a Chevrolet Suburban when they lost control of their vehicle, causing it to roll multiple times. Three out of five people inside the vehicle were ejected when the vehicle rolled.

Fire crews and paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene. Fire crews worked to free one trapped victim from inside their vehicle. One of the victims was rushed to a local hospital by medical helicopter, and another was supposed to be airlifted but was unable to be due to smoke conditions in the area. Three other victims were taken to the hospital by ambulance. Their identities and conditions remain unknown at this time.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police reopened the road around 7 p.m.

No further details have been released, but the investigation into the collision continues.

We want to offer our warmest thoughts and sympathies to the parties injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

6/7 Centralia, PA – Five Injured in Rollover Accident on PA-42Car accidents remain one of the leading causes of hospitalizations and fatalities in the state of Pennsylvania every year. Tens of thousands of victims are injured as a result of these accidents each year. In just 2022, in fact, it was reported that 78,000 people were hurt in life-altering car accidents in Pennsylvania. Though these accidents take on many different forms, rollovers are some of the most catastrophic. Though only about 3% of car accidents are rollovers, they are some of the most severe, causing individuals to wonder how they will get back on their feet.

The aftermath of a car accident can be a difficult thing to face. Every accident is different, which is why it is vital that you speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past. An attorney will be able to help you with several aspects of your claim, such as the following:

  • Gathering evidence in your claim
  • Assisting you in meeting deadlines
  • Taking your claim to trial

If you have been hurt in a car accident, it is normal to be left with questions that you cannot answer on your own. It is important that you speak with a Centralia car accident attorney as soon as possible after a collision.

It can be difficult to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own. This is why our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to assist you and your family through these challenging times. We will help you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Centralia at (215) 731-9900 for more information on what we can do to help you at this time.

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