Gettysburg, PA – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision in WB Lanes of PA-30

Gettysburg, PA – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision in WB Lanes of PA-30

Gettysburg, PA (April 6, 2022) – On Tuesday afternoon, April 5, a fatal multi-vehicle collision took place on a major roadway in Gettysburg.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened in the westbound lanes of PA-30 around the area of Granite Street and Hoffman Road. It was reported that several vehicles were traveling in the westbound lanes when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The vehicles involved in the accident sustained heavy damages as a result of the crash.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.

Due to the severity of the collision, a portion of the road was blocked near Hoffman Road until police fully cleared the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Pennsylvania sees a large number of car accidents every year. Though many of these accidents are fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and even fatal in nature. Each month, hundreds of people are killed in fatal car accidents throughout the state. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in car accidents and many others were seriously injured. It is estimated that approximately three lives are taken every day due to car accidents. There are many common reasons for fatal car accidents, including the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Fatigued driving

4/6 Gettysburg, PA – Fatal Multi-Vehicle Collision in WB Lanes of PA-30If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, you and your family should have the help of an attorney on your side.

It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a car accident. You and your family may be feeling helpless and alone, which is completely normal. As you are grieving the enormous loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. You should never have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own. It is imperative that you speak with a skilled Gettysburg wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.

Gettysburg Wrongful Death Attorneys 

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal car accidents. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused your family. Our attorneys will help you get back on your feet and work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of financial losses. You should always know that you have options with the help of a skilled attorney on your side. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Gettysburg at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you.

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 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.

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