Fairless Hills, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Accident on Oxford Valley Rd
Fairless Hills, PA (June 1, 2023) – Around 10:55 a.m. on the morning of Thursday, June 1, a man was killed in a fatal car accident in Fairless Hills.
According to Falls Township Police, the accident happened at the intersection of Oxford Valley Road and Route 1. Police confirmed that a black Honda CRV was traveling in the area when it collided with an Acura MDX, causing the Honda to roll onto its side. The vehicles sustained severe damage as a result.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The 72-year-old driver of the Honda was ejected through the roof of his vehicle. His 45-year-old son was trapped in the vehicle and had to be rescued. The elderly man had a severed arm and was rushed to St. Mary Medical Center but was tragically pronounced dead while there. The man’s son was treated for minor injuries at St. Mary Medical Center.
Police confirmed that the 63-year-old man behind the wheel of the Honda only sustained minor injuries. It is believed that he was not hospitalized.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time following the accident.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident. We also hope that the injured victims receive a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Though many car accidents that happen in Pennsylvania are minor fender-benders that lead to injuries, some are more severe. In the blink of an eye, life could be taken due to a fatal car accident. In 2019, it was reported that 1,059 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout the state of Pennsylvania, and many others were injured. If you have lost a loved one in a fatal collision, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important to know that you and your family have options.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal collision can be a difficult thing to face on your own. As you are grieving such immense losses, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. On top of this, you may be confused about how a wrongful death claim works and how you will receive the best outcome in your claim. Speaking with a Fairless Hills wrongful death attorney can help you get back on your feet during these challenging times.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we are here to assist you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident. Our attorneys understand the ins and outs of Pennsylvania accident laws and will assist you every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. We will ensure that you receive maximum compensation for a wide array of damages. Some of these damages include the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income and future loss of income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
- Funeral and burial expenses
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Fairless Hills at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you.