Easton, PA – Van Urijah Cummings Jr Killed in Motorcycle Crash on PA-248Pa Accident News
Easton, PA (May 13, 2022) – Around 6:30 p.m. on the evening of Thursday, May 12, a man was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash on a highway in Easton.
The accident, according to Northampton County officials, took place on PA-248 around the entrance to the 25th Street Shopping Center. A motorcyclist was traveling in the area when, for reasons that are not yet known, it became involved in a collision with a passenger vehicle. The motorcycle sustained front-end damage and the passenger vehicle had rear-end damage as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has since been identified as 31-year-old Van Urijah Cummings, Jr. was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident.
The highway was blocked in the area close to Sales Street and Lawnherst Avenue until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our sympathies to those who have lost a loved one in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents in Pennsylvania every year. Though many people enjoy motorcycles as a mode of transportation and recreation every year, a ride can quickly turn injurious or fatal in nature. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place in Pennsylvania, with about 215 leading to fatalities. Because motorcyclists are vulnerable, their lives can be taken within seconds. If you have lost someone you love in a motorcycle accident, you may wonder where you can turn. It is essential that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible during these difficult times.
Due to the substantial harm that a motorcycle accident can cause, families should be prepared for what is to come. Families often wonder what options they have during one of the most difficult times in their life. Luckily, you have options for bringing a claim against a party who has acted in a reckless manner and caused the death of your loved one through a motorcycle accident. Having the help of an attorney on your side can be extremely beneficial as you face a complex wrongful death claim. You should be prepared to speak with an Easton wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind at this time.
Our experienced and compassionate attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson will stand by your side every step of the way after you have lost someone you love in a serious motorcycle accident. The first steps that you take during the legal process will likely feel daunting but you should never let this hold you back. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are protected every step of the way as you work toward compensation. These include damages such as the following:
- Medical bills that your loved one sustained before their passing
- Lost income due to missed time at work
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium and companionship
Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Easton at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.