Lilly, PA – Woman Killed in Fatal Train Crash Near Carneys Crossing RdPa Accident News
Lilly, PA (April 21, 2022) – Around 9:23 p.m. on Wednesday night, April 20, a woman was killed in a fatal train crash that took place on a crossing near Lilly.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened on the railroad tracks near the area of 100 Carneys Crossing Road. A woman was traveling in the area in her 2014 Nissan Maxima when she started to cross over the railroad tracks. Her vehicle was struck by a Norfolk Southern Train that was traveling on the tracks in the area and could not stop in time. The train came to a stop immediately after the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The woman, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody on the train sustained injuries in the accident.
The area was blocked for an extended period of time following the accident.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Train Accidents in Pennsylvania
Train accidents involving passenger vehicles do not happen very commonly at all. However, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. Every year, only a few handfuls of these collisions occur. The truth is, they are most likely to lead to serious injuries or even take the lives of those involved. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down if you have lost someone you love in a fatal train crash. It is important that you and your family speak with an attorney that you can trust at this time.
Losing somebody close to you in a fatal train accident can affect your life in a variety of ways. You may be left with a wide array of questions that only a skilled attorney will be able to answer. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost someone close to you in a crash, you should never have to worry about the stressful aftermath of a case on your own. It is imperative that you seek the assistance of a Lilly wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
Lilly Train Accident Attorneys
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal train crashes over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
You should never have to stand alone after you have lost someone you love in a train crash. Please contact a train accident attorney in Lilly at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help 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.