Lancaster Co., PA – Two Killed in Crash on W 28th Division Hwy
Lancaster Co., PA (December 4, 2023) – The Lancaster County Coroner’s Office confirmed that two people lost their lives as a result of an automobile accident that took place in Lancaster County on Friday morning, December 1.
According to reports provided by the northern Lancaster County regional police, at around 11:45 a.m., a head-on collision took place on West 28th Division Highway (SR322) in the Penn Township area. The incident prompted the police and firefighters to shut down the roadway as they provided assistance.
Multiple people were injured as a result of the accident. Several victims were transported to area hospitals for further care. Two people were pronounced deceased at the scene due to the injuries they suffered. At this time, the incident is being investigated.
We hope the injured victims recover quickly.
Our condolences are with the families of the victims who died in this crash.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Pennsylvania
Fatal accidents in Pennsylvania claim the lives of nearly 21 people every week in Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, we see many people lose their lives due to motorists who fail to operate their vehicles in a safe and effective manner. Some of the leading factors in fatal crashes that are reported across our state include:
- Running Red Lights/Stop Signs
- Impaired Driving
- Distracted Driving
- Inexperienced Drivers
- Reckless Driving
Regardless of the number of laws in place to protect motorists statewide, we continue to see innocent people lose their lives as a result of collisions at an alarming rate. The loss of a loved one can be incredibly difficult to deal with. Many families are forced to deal with overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. To make matters even worse, they often face significant financial burdens that make it even more challenging to move forward.
After losing a loved one in a motor vehicle collision, families are encouraged to reach out to a Pennsylvania wrongful death lawyer immediately. Families may be able to take legal action against the responsible party and seek financial compensation for the losses and damages that they face. It is crucial to act quickly to ensure your family has the best chance of maximizing your recovery.
Edelstein, Martin & Nelson’s dedicated and knowledgeable car accident attorneys are passionate about getting you the justice and maximum compensation that you deserve. We understand how difficult it can be to deal with the aftermath of a fatal accident that claimed the life of your loved one, which is why we strive to make sure everything runs smoothly during your case. If you have been affected by a fatal motor vehicle collision, then contact our Philadelphia personal injury law firm today at (215) 731-9900 and let us help secure your rights for maximum compensation.