Grantville, PA – John Bosworth Injured in I-81 Pedestrian AccidentLawPaWriter
Grantville, PA (February 28, 2021) – Around 9:18 a.m. on Sunday morning, February 28, a pedestrian accident occurred on a highway in Grantville.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened on I-81. State Police stopped at the scene of another crash when another vehicle traveling through struck one of the vehicles involved in the initial crash. In doing so, the vehicle also collided with a pedestrian.
The pedestrian, identified only as 60-year-old John Bosworth of New York, was the only person struck by the vehicle. Investigating troopers were able to get out of the way in time. Bosworth was transported to the Hershey Medical Center for treatment.
Due to the severity of the accident, the southbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for three hours.
The investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm against motor vehicles, they are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads every year in Pennsylvania accidents. This also means that pedestrians are more likely to become injured or even killed in pedestrian accidents. In one year’s time, hundreds of victims are killed and many more are injured in these collisions within the state. If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of a pedestrian accident, it is essential that you seek the help of an accident attorney.
Being injured in a pedestrian accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever faced. These accidents can impact your life in many ways and leave you with a wide array of questions that you are unable to answer on your own. Speaking with a Pennsylvania accident attorney can help you meet deadlines in your claim, gather evidence that can be incredibly useful, and help you learn more about what you should say to the insurance company in your case. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should immediately speak with a skilled Pennsylvania personal injury attorney.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident. We understand how challenging it can be to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, especially if you have never done so in the past. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are being protected as you work toward the compensation you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you.
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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.