Gwynedd Valley, PA – One Killed in Fatal Truck Crash on Dekalb Pke

Gwynedd Valley, PA – One Killed in Fatal Truck Crash on Dekalb Pke

Gwynedd Valley, PA (May 6, 2021) – At 3:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, May 6, one person was killed in a fatal truck crash in Gwynedd Valley.

According to officials, the accident occurred at 500 Dekalb Pike in a construction zone. A tanker truck was traveling in the area when, for reasons that are not yet known, it collided with a passenger vehicle. This led to severe damages to the vehicles.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. One person, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Due to the severity of the crash, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

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

Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania 

5/6 Gwynedd Valley, PA – One Killed in Fatal Truck Crash on Dekalb PkeTrucks are some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads in Pennsylvania, which means that they are capable of causing the most extensive harm in the event of an accident. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 6,596 truck accidents occurred in the entire state of Pennsylvania. Out of these accidents, it is estimated that 136 crashes led to fatalities. Losing a loved one in a truck accident can impact your life in a variety of ways. Families are urged to speak with an attorney that they can trust at this time.

Nobody ever expects to lose a loved one in a Pennsylvania truck accident. However, this is the reality that far too many people face every single year. As you grieve the sudden loss of a loved one taken too soon in a truck accident, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Losing a loved one might leave you with a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own, which is why you should have a dedicated Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney on your side.

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a truck crash. We understand how challenging the aftermath of a truck crash can be and offer our help and resources. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help.

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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.