Lake City, PA – Nancy Adams Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Middle Rd
Lake City, PA (February 13, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on Thursday afternoon, February 10.
Pennsylvania State Police confirmed that the crash took place at 9400 Middle Road around 4 p.m. Police confirmed that 85-year-old Nancy Adams was walking across the street so that she could retrieve her mail. As she started to walk back to her home, she was struck by a Mitsubishi Outlander that was traveling in the area. The driver was unable to hit the brakes in time and struck her with the vehicle’s mirror.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who was thrown into the other lane of traffic, was severely injured. She was rushed to a local hospital by ambulance but was tragically pronounced dead while there.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on Pennsylvania roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 145 pedestrians were killed in fatal Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents and many others were injured. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident is never an easy thing to face. Families who are faced with this reality may be left with a wide array of questions. Because of this, you and your loved ones should have the assistance of a legal advocate on your side.
The loss of a loved one can leave you in a challenging position. If you have sustained these losses due to a pedestrian accident, you have options. Especially when you know that another party is to blame for your collision, you will have to show that this party is to blame for the loss of your loved one through their negligent acts. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about the bills that pile up. You should have the assistance of a Lake City wrongful death attorney on your side during these challenging times.
Lake City Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal pedestrian accidents. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during these difficult times. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including some of the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have lost someone you love in a collision, you should never have to stand alone. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Lake City at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you in your dire time of need.
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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.