Harrisburg, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Collision in SB Lanes of I-81

Harrisburg, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Collision in SB Lanes of I-81

Harrisburg, PA (February 21, 2021) – Around 7 p.m. on Friday evening, February 19, a man was killed in a fatal collision that took place in Harrisburg.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-81 around the area of Manada Hill. The crash happened when one vehicle suddenly veered into the other lane of traffic, hitting another head-on.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene of the accident. The 49-year-old male driver who was struck died at the scene of the accident. The driver and passenger in the other vehicle were hospitalized with injuries.

The southbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

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

Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania 

2/21 Harrisburg, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Collision in SB Lanes of I-81Approximately three lives are taken every day in the state of Pennsylvania due to car accidents that occur due to negligent reasons. Fatal accidents take on many different forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe. In just one year’s time, over 2% of car accidents were deemed head-on collisions. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye and can quickly turn your life upside-down. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, it is important that you seek the immediate help of a legal advocate.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to lose a loved one due to an accident. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. No family member should ever have to feel the stressful aftermath of the loss of a loved one. If you have suffered from these losses, it is important that you seek the help of a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney in your time of need. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents at www.law-pa.com.

Our accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones due to accidents over the years. We are here to help you navigate the legal system for the first time and will ensure that your rights are being protected. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a Pennsylvania accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have.

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.