Fogelsville, PA – Tractor-Trailer Crash Involving School Bus on I-78

Fogelsville, PA – Tractor-Trailer Crash Involving School Bus on I-78

Fogelsville, PA (January 20, 2023) – Injuries stemmed from a tractor-trailer crash involving a school bus that took place on Friday morning in Fogelsville, January 20.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 9 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-78 around the area of mile marker 48. Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was traveling in the area when it became involved in a collision with a school bus due to reasons that are not yet known. The truck was carrying hazardous materials and caught on fire following the accident.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Several parties were injured in the accident, though none of them were children since no children were on the bus at the time. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes until the scene was cleared. Police diverted traffic in the area for some time as a result.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing.

We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to those injured in this accident with hopes of a full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania  

1/20 Fogelsville, PA – Tractor-Trailer Crash Involving School Bus on I-78Tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on our roads in Pennsylvania and beyond. These vehicles can weigh up to 80,000 pounds and are capable of causing extensive damage on our roads when accidents occur. In just one recent year, approximately 119,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the recklessness of others. Most truck accidents can be prevented when drivers are cautious about what is happening around them. Truck drivers are supposed to be safe drivers but accidents still occur every day. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.

The aftermath of a truck accident can be a difficult thing to endure. This is especially true if you have been hurt in a truck crash that is not your fault. Truck accident claims are known for being incredibly complex, as there are many parties who could be at fault for an accident. These include some of the following:

  • Truck drivers
  • Trucking companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Cargo loaders

You have options following a serious truck crash. It is crucial that you speak with a Fogelsville truck accident attorney in your dire time of need.

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have been hurt in a serious Pennsylvania truck accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face the legal system entirely on your own, which is why our attorneys offer our help and resources to you every step of the way. You have many rights under Pennsylvania law, especially in regards to truck accidents. This is why it is important that you act quickly when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Fogelsville at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you in your time of need.

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 well-respected members 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.

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