Churchill, PA – One Killed in Fatal Three-Vehicle Collision in EB Lanes of I-376Pa Accident News
Churchill, PA (July 9, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal three-vehicle crash that took place on a highway in Churchill on Saturday morning, July 9.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-376 around the area of mile marker 79.8. A driver was traveling west in a Chevrolet Silverado when it struck a Honda HRV due to reasons that are not yet known. The Honda overturned as a result of the crash, sustaining severe damages.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene. A passenger inside the Honda, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. Both operators of the involved vehicles were also injured and were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, several eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for a period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident. We also hope that the injured victims will receive a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents happen within seconds in the state of Pennsylvania, landing tens of thousands of people in the hospital each year. Though most car accidents lead to serious injuries, others take the lives of those involved. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout all of Pennsylvania. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a car accident. If you have sustained these immense losses, you should have the help of a dedicated attorney on your side.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal car accident can affect your life in many ways. You may wonder where you can turn, which is why you should have the assistance of a Churchill car accident attorney on your side. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. Moving forward with a wrongful death claim is not always easy to do. There are many parties who could be eligible to bring these claims, including the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
- Personal representative of the estate
If you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal crash, you should speak with a skilled Churchill wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident. We understand how overwhelming a fatal crash can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for an array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Churchill at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.