Manheim, PA – One Injured in Tractor-Trailer Collision on Hill St
Manheim, PA (October 28, 2022) – One person sustained injuries in a truck accident that took place on a roadway in Manheim on Thursday afternoon, October 27.
According to Lancaster County officials, the accident happened on Hill Street and the area of the West Hempfield Township line. Police confirmed that a total of three vehicles were involved in a collision with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. These vehicles included a tractor-trailer, a dump truck, and a work van. All of the vehicles sustained damages in the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A total of one victim was taken to the hospital with injuries. They were treated and are expected to be okay.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked for several hours until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing. Police will update when more information becomes available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Tractor-trailer drivers are known for being some of the safest drivers on our roads in Pennsylvania. They are trained specifically to abide by certain laws of the road so that accidents can be prevented at all costs. Unfortunately, truck accidents still tend to happen each year and lead to devastating results. In just 2015, it was reported that 7,465 accidents happened in Pennsylvania involving large trucks and these accidents continue to happen more often than ever before. If you have sustained immense harm in a truck accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests at this time.
Our roadways are busy and, because of this truth, a truck accident could occur within seconds. Because trucks are such large vehicles, they are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. There are actually many different parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, such as the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies who employ the drivers
- Cargo loaders
You have many rights and options after a truck accident. It is crucial that you speak with a skilled Manheim truck accident attorney so that you can get back on your feet during these complicated times.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we have diligently assisted those injured in Georgia truck accidents over the years. We believe that you should never have to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own, as these claims are known for being incredibly complex in nature. We are dedicated to helping you achieve maximum compensation for a wide array of financial damages. These include aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, therapy costs, and more. If you have sustained harm in a Pennsylvania truck accident, we will stand by your side every step of the way. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Manheim at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.