Drums, PA – Tractor-Trailer Accident with Injuries on I-80

Drums, PA – Tractor-Trailer Accident with Injuries on I-80

Drums, PA (June 12, 2020) – Around 6 a.m. on Thursday, June 11, a tractor-trailer accident took place involving two trucks on I-80.

A tractor-trailer was headed eastbound when it left the highway, went through the median, and collided head-on with a tractor-trailer headed in the opposite direction.

Both drivers of the trucks sustained broken bones. They are both expected to recover from their injuries.

The roadway was closed down until 9 a.m. as police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Drums, PA – Tractor-Trailer Accident with Injuries on I-80In 2011, approximately 155 people were killed in truck accidents in Pennsylvania, with many more sustaining catastrophic injuries within the state. These accidents lead to catastrophic harm due to the fact that trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads. Being injured in a Pennsylvania truck accident can leave you with a variety of injuries, which is why it is important that you speak with a personal injury attorney immediately.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys in Pennsylvania have assisted those in need following truck accidents. We understand how overwhelming these accidents can be on physical and financial levels. If you have been harmed in an accident that is not your fault and wonder what options are available for you, please contact an accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for more information on your options.

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.