Erie, PA – One Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on W 12th St

Erie, PA – One Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on W 12th St

Erie, PA (January 13, 2021) – Around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, January 12, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries occurred in Erie.

According to officials, the accident took place at 4000 West 12th Street when two vehicles collided with one another. The two vehicles were identified as a van and a passenger vehicle driven by 36-year-old Kevin Person.

When the two vehicles collided, a 15-year-old boy was ejected from the van. The teen was airlifted to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. His current condition is not yet known.

The roadway was closed in both directions for a period of time as police cleared the roadway.

The driver of the passenger vehicle was arrested at the scene on several charges. Police continue their investigation into the collision.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania

1/13 Erie, PA – One Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on W 12th St In one day, approximately 220 car accidents take place in the entire state of Pennsylvania. These accidents happen due to many different reasons including driver distractions, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. Being injured in a car accident can impact your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels. It is important that you have the help of an attorney in your dire 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.