Doylesburg, PA – Boy Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Path Valley RdLawPaWriter
Doylesburg, PA (December 1, 2020) – Around 7:55 a.m. on Tuesday morning, December 1, a young boy was killed in a Doylesburg pedestrian accident.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the accident took place at 22000 Path Valley Road when a 10-year-old boy was crossing the street in the area. He was suddenly struck by a pickup truck that did not see him. It is not known if the driver remained at the scene.
The boy, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries.
Due to the seriousness of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area of the accident until police cleared 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
Every year, hundreds of victims lose their lives in pedestrian accidents within the state of Pennsylvania. Children are some of the most susceptible parties when it comes to these accidents due to the fact that children are not always aware of the dangers of the road around them like adults are. In 2018 alone, approximately 6,283 people were killed in pedestrian accidents in the entirety of the U.S. If you have lost someone that you love due to one of these accidents, it is important that you speak with an accident attorney who understands the ins and outs of these cases.
No amount of money can bring back someone whose life has been lost in a pedestrian accident. Losing someone you love as a result of an accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life. As you grieve your losses, you may wonder how you can move forward on a financial level. Losing someone you love in an accident can affect your life on many levels and leave you feeling both helpless and alone. You should seek the help of a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney who can help you and your family when you need it the most.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents over the years. Especially if you have lost a child due to an accident, you have the right to seek compensation against a party who has caused you harm. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost income, funeral costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.
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