Coopersburg, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-476

Coopersburg, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-476

Coopersburg, PA (October 15, 2020) – Around 4:20 a.m. on Thursday morning, October 15, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Coopersburg.

Authorities confirmed that the accident took place in the northbound lanes of I-476 when a man was crossing multiple lanes of traffic and was struck by a variety of vehicles, some of which did not see him.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.

The roadway was closed down in multiple lanes following the collision until the police could clear the scene.

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

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

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Coopersburg, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on I-476Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm. In 2018, it was reported that approximately 260 pedestrians were killed as a result of Pennsylvania accidents. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that pedestrian accidents can be prevented. Losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident is likely one of the most traumatic things that you and your family have ever faced. It is important that you have the skilled help of an attorney as you move forward.

No amount of money can bring back somebody you love as a result of an accident. However, receiving compensation can help you move forward on a financial level so that you do not have to struggle financially after losing someone close to you. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, we believe that you should not have to worry about how you are going to afford to pay the bills. It is essential that you have the skilled help of a wrongful death attorney by your side as you move forward. Find out what results we have received for others in the past at

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling and offer our support to you during this devastating time as you attempt to get back on your feet. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, and so much more. If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information.

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.