Lancaster, PA – Brian Kozera Killed in Bicycle Crash on S Pool Forge RdPa Accident News
Lancaster, PA (August 17, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal bicycle accident that took place at an intersection in Lancaster on Saturday morning, August 13.
Police in Lancaster confirmed that the accident happened at the intersection of South Pool Forge Road and Nolt Road. Police confirmed that 44-year-old Brian Kozera was approaching the intersection on his bicycle when he was suddenly struck by a driver in a 1994 Ford pickup truck. It was alleged that the driver of the truck did not stop at a stop sign before striking Kozera.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist was knocked off of his bike and became trapped under the rear wheel of the truck. Kozera was immediately rushed to Reading Hospital, where he tragically passed away from his injuries. The driver of the truck, identified as 62-year-old John Good, was not hurt in the collision.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. It is not known if Good will face any charges in the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of Brian Kozera at this time.
Bicycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Though bicycle accidents do not happen as commonly as other accidents, they still occur every year in Georgia. Drivers are supposed to pay close attention to the roads around them so these bicycle accidents can be prevented, but this does not always occur. In Pennsylvania, it is estimated that bicycle accidents account for approximately 1.6% of all fatalities that stem from accidents in the state. If you have lost someone you love in a bicycle crash, you may wonder where you can turn. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests at this time.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways, especially when it happens unexpectedly. During these stressful times, you may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. You should never have to worry about the bills that pile up against you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. This is the reality that far too many families face after Pennsylvania accidents each year. You should always have experienced help from a Lancaster wrongful death attorney after a fatal accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal bicycle accidents and more. We want you to receive the best outcome to your claim during one of the most difficult times in your life. We have the resources that you need to be successful when it comes to your claim. You may be able to receive compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
Please do not hesitate to contact a bicycle accident attorney in Lancaster at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you in your 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.