Harrisburg, PA – Woman Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash at S Cameron St & Market St
Harrisburg, PA (December 9, 2022) – Around 9:30 p.m. on the night of Thursday, December 8, a fatal pedestrian accident happened at an intersection in Harrisburg.
According to Harrisburg Police, the accident happened at the intersection of South Cameron Street and Market Street. When police arrived at the scene, they discovered that a woman and a man were crossing the street when a passenger vehicle headed south struck the two pedestrians. The driver of the vehicle stopped and remained at the scene.
Several responders, including Harrisburg paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The adult female pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. The man was injured but his condition is not known at this current time.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time following the collision. It is not believed that the driver was charged for his role in the accident at this time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost her life in this accident. We also hope that the injured victim receives a speedy recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in Pennsylvania and beyond. Each year, drivers are urged to remember pedestrians and watch out for their safety at all times, as these accidents tend to be incredibly severe in nature. Hundreds of lives are taken due to these accidents within the state each year. Between the years 2012 and 2020, it was reported that approximately 158 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents throughout Pennsylvania. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident, it is important that you seek the immediate help of an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. After you have sustained the loss of a loved one, you may wonder where you can turn. It is true that no amount of money is going to bring back the life of a loved one. However, it can help you move forward financially as you and your family are grieving such immense losses. You will likely be left with an array of questions after losing somebody you love in a pedestrian accident. This is why you should speak with a Harrisburg wrongful death attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal pedestrian crash. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you and your family. Having an attorney on your side can help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Harrisburg at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.