Harrisburg, PA – One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Herr StLaw Pa
Harrisburg, PA (October 11, 2020) – On Saturday, October 10, one person was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident in Harrisburg.
Police confirmed that the victim, who was identified only as a male in a motorized wheelchair, was struck by a vehicle at 1300 Herr Street. Officers found him lying on the roadway with injuries consistent with him being struck by a vehicle.
The pedestrian was immediately transported to a local hospital but he was later pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.
Police confirmed that the vehicle that struck him was identified as a 2000s silver Toyota Avalon. Police said that the vehicle was left with damage to its front passenger side and headlight and bumper.
The Harrisburg Police are continuing their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents happen more often than many other accidents on our roads. In 2018 alone, approximately 260 pedestrians lost their lives in the entire state of Pennsylvania. These accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm. When somebody has lost their life as a result of a pedestrian accident, family members might wonder where they can turn in their time of need.
No amount of money can bring back a loved one after a collision. However, obtaining compensation following a collision might be able to help you on a financial level as you move forward. Pedestrian accidents end in devastating results and leave families with questions. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about how you are going to afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. It is imperative that you have the help of a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney by your side through these challenging times.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania accident attorneys are here to help you through one of the most complex times in your life. We understand that it can be incredibly overwhelming to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, especially when somebody you love has been taken from you. These collisions can have a huge emotional and financial impact on your life, which is why it is important that you have an attorney by your side. We will help you obtain compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information.
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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.