Lancaster, PA – Two-Vehicle Collision at N Cherry St & E Orange St
Lancaster, PA (May 7, 2022) – Several people sustained injuries in a car accident involving two vehicles that took place at a Lancaster intersection on Saturday morning, May 7.
According to Lancaster officials, the accident happened at the intersection of North Cherry Street and East Orange Street on 12:10 a.m. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection simultaneously, which caused them to collide forcefully with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Several local Lancaster responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Multiple parties were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal.
Lancaster officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Every year, tens of thousands of people are hurt as a result of car accidents within the state of Pennsylvania. Car accidents happen in many different areas throughout the state but intersections are known for being some of the most common. In one recent year in the entire U.S., over 50% of injury and fatality accidents took place at intersections. This means that these accidents happen more than any other type of accident in the state of Pennsylvania. There are many leading causes of car accidents on Pennsylvania roads, including the following:
- Reckless driving
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Falling asleep at the wheel
Having the help of a car accident attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected as you bring a claim against another party.
Being hurt in a car accident is never an easy thing to face, especially if your injuries are incredibly severe. Having a Lancaster car accident attorney who will fight tirelessly on your behalf is in your best interests. An attorney will be able to answer any questions that you may have as you move forward with a case. On top of this, an attorney can ensure that all of your deadlines are being met as you move forward with a claim. It is important that you seek the immediate help of a Lancaster personal injury lawyer in your time of need.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you and your family after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We will work tirelessly on your behalf during these difficult times to ensure that you receive the compensation that you deserve. These include aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. We are here for you every step of the way during these complex times. Please contact a car accident attorney in Lancaster at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how our attorneys can help you.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
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.