Dillsburg, PA – Joel Jumper Killed in Fatal Head-on Collision on Old York Rd
Dillsburg, PA (February 19, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal head-on collision that took place on a roadway in Dillsburg on Thursday night, February 17.
According to officials, the accident happened around 6 p.m. at 1800 Old York Road. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when one lost control, driving into the other lane of traffic. The vehicles then collided head-on with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person, identified as 36-year-old Joel Jumper, was pronounced dead at the scene. One other person, who has not yet been identified, was injured and flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center. Their current condition is not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents happen every single day in Pennsylvania, some of which are minor and others that are severe and even fatal in nature. In just one day’s time, it is estimated that approximately three lives are lost as a result of fatal accidents in Pennsylvania. Though these accidents take on many forms, head-on collisions are known for being some of the most catastrophic. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. If you have lost someone you love in a head-on collision caused by another party, you have options. It is important that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind at this time.
No matter what, losing a loved one in an accident is likely the most devastating thing that you have ever experienced. You may be feeling alone and empty, which is why you should speak with a dedicated Dillsburg car accident attorney who has handled these claims in the past. There are many family members who are able to bring a wrongful death claim, including the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Child of the deceased
- Dependent of the deceased
If you are grieving the loss of your loved one, a Dillsburg wrongful death attorney will help you move forward.
Dillsburg Wrongful Death Attorneys
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We will help you achieve a fair settlement when it comes to your claim so that you can move forward in your time of need. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Dillsburg at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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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.