Lebanon, PA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident Involving Infant on Lehman StLawPaWriter
Lebanon, PA (June 7, 2021) – On Monday morning, June 7, a fatal pedestrian accident occurred on a roadway in Lebanon.
According to officials, the accident happened on Lehman Street. A vehicle allegedly came to a complete stop at a red light but then started to make a left turn while a mother was crossing the street with her infant in a stroller. The vehicle struck the pedestrian and her stroller.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The infant was pronounced dead at the scene as a result of traumatic injuries. The 28-year-old mother was hospitalized with injuries.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, they are more likely to become seriously injured or lose their lives than many other victims in accidents. Many pedestrians lose their lives in pedestrian accidents throughout Pennsylvania every single year. In just 2017 alone, in fact, approximately 150 pedestrians were killed in fatal crashes due to the reckless acts of others. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have the help of an attorney.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can have a huge impact on every aspect of your life, especially if you have lost somebody close to you in one of these collisions. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Nobody ever expects to lose someone they love in a fatal crash but this is the reality for far too many people each year. You have a variety of options moving forward and should seek the help of a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania in your time of need.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents. We understand how trying and complex the aftermath of a collision can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a variety of aspects. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.