E Smithfield, PA – James Place Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Rolling Hills Rd

E Smithfield, PA – James Place Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Rolling Hills Rd

East Smithfield, PA (July 13, 2020) – On Sunday, July 12, a fatal motorcycle accident took place in East Smithfield involving a tractor.

Police confirmed that 47-year-old James Place and 44-year-old Marie Place were both traveling on a motorcycle on Rolling Hills Road at the time of the accident. Their motorcycle collided with a tractor that was making a left turn at the time.

Both James and Marie were ejected from the motorcycle. James was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident while Marie suffered serious injuries and was hospitalized. The driver of the tractor was not injured.

Pennsylvania State Police continues their investigation of the accident.

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.

Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania 

E Smithfield, PA – James Place Killed in Motorcycle Accident on Rolling Hills RdMotorcycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads every year in Pennsylvania. In 2016, approximately 2.6% of all accidents involved motorcycles. Motorcyclists are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the worst harm. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents, it is essential that you speak with a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania personal injury attorneys have assisted numerous families on their path toward compensation after motorcycle accidents. Fatal accidents can be entirely traumatic to those who have suffered losses and we will stand by your side as you grieve. If you have lost somebody close to you and wonder where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on your legal options.

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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.