Douglass Twp., PA – Two Killed in Rt. 100 Crash near Jackson RdPa Accident News
Douglass Twp., PA (October 25, 2023) – A fatal crash reported on Tuesday morning in Douglass Township claimed the lives of two individuals, according to law enforcement.
The incident occurred at around 6:15 a.m. on October 24.
According to reports, a black Nissan Frontier pickup truck and a second pickup truck collided on Route 100 near Jackson Road.
Two people suffered severe injuries in the crash.
One of the involved victims, 64-year-old Raymond Hookway of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, was pronounced deceased at the scene.
The second victim, 32-year-old Francis Kiefer of Barto, Pennsylvania, was transported to Pottstown-Tower Health, where he was pronounced deceased in the emergency room.
At this time, the police department is investigating.
We offer our sympathies to the families of both Raymond Hookway and Francis Kiefer at this time.
Fatal Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Automobile accidents across Pennsylvania take the lives of more than 1100 people annually. Many of these accidents involve people who are driving light pickup trucks. Statistics gathered by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation show that approximately 500 fatal accidents reported annually involve SUVs, pickup trucks, and minivans. Between 2021 and 2023, the number of accidents involving these vehicles increased by approximately 3.2 percent statewide. Unfortunately, any motor vehicle accident involving any type of vehicle has the potential to cause severe and fatal injuries.
Dealing with the loss of a loved one can be quite difficult. Families often struggle to move forward and deal with the sudden and unexpected loss. Many families are deprived of a source of income that they have grown to depend on. Many families lose an array of services provided by their loved ones. Unfortunately, the mental and emotional impacts of fatal collisions are only made worse by the towering financial burdens that are often a result of these crashes. Families often struggle to come up with the money that they need to cover funeral arrangements and burial fees.
After the loss of a loved one, your family should seek guidance from a Douglass Township wrongful death lawyer right away. There may be some options available to help your family recover the monetary compensation needed for in these and other expenses and financial losses that you face. Although money is not a replacement for your loved one, it can help your family cover some of the unexpected burdens that you face during this very difficult time.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we are dedicated to providing our clients with exceptional legal representation and compassionate support during the aftermath of an automobile collision. With passion and determination, our team will guide you through the complex legal process and work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for your case. Contact our Pennsylvania personal injury law firm today for a free consultation, and let us help you seek justice and begin your journey towards recovery. Remember, at Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our priority is always our clients’ well-being. Schedule a free consultation at (215) 731-9900 at your earliest convenience to get started on your case. Our lawyers are here to help your family get justice.