Harrisburg, PA – Fatal Accident at Progress Ave and Union Deposit RdLaw Pa
Harrisburg, PA (July 24, 2020) – Around 8 p.m. on Thursday night, July 23, police confirmed that one person was killed in a fatal accident in Harrisburg.
According to authorities in Dauphin County, the accident took place at the intersection of Progress Avenue and Union Deposit Road when three vehicles collided with one another for reasons that are not yet known.
Numerous emergency responders were prompted to the scene of the accident, which led to extensive damages in the vehicles involved. Multiple patients were also trapped in their vehicles and had to be rescued by fire crews. Paramedics were present at the scene to assist those with injuries, though the extent of their injuries is not yet known. One person was pronounced dead at the scene.
The intersection was blocked in all directions for a period of time after the collision.
Police continue their investigation into the accident.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Fatal accidents occur every single day in Pennsylvania. In fact, in just one day’s time, it is estimated that approximately three lives are taken in these horrific collisions. The truth is, many of the fatal accidents that occur in Pennsylvania can be prevented when drivers pay close attention to the roads around them. Losing somebody you love in a devastating and traumatic accident can impact your life in many ways. Families are urged to seek the immediate help of an attorney who has handled cases like these in the past.
Fatal accidents can push family members into one of the most difficult positions of their lives. These accidents happen every year due to a variety of reasons including aspects like distracted driving, speeding, drunk driving, and more. In the blink of an eye, a loved one’s life could be taken in an accident that is another person’s fault. As you grieve your losses, you should not have to worry about the financial aspects that pile up against you. Instead, a responsible party should be liable for these aspects so that you can focus on your recovery and moving forward in your dire time of need.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our wrongful death attorneys have committed ourselves to helping victims with their personal injury claims. We understand that there is nothing more overwhelming than suddenly losing a loved one in an accident that is not their fault. We will help you gain compensation for a variety of aspects including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. Losing somebody you love is something that you should never have to face alone. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on what options are available for you.
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