Manheim, PA – One Killed in Fatal Three-Vehicle Collision on PA-283Pa Accident News
Manheim, PA (October 29, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal three-vehicle collision that took place on a major Manheim highway on Saturday night, October 29.
According to Lancaster County officials, the accident happened at 11 p.m. in the westbound lanes of PA-283 around the area of Esbenshade Road. A total of three vehicles were involved in a multi-vehicle collision that took place in the westbound lanes of traffic due to unknown reasons. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been formally identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. It is not known if anyone was hurt in the accident.
The roadway was blocked for approximately five hours as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but police continue their investigation into the collision.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Facing the aftermath of a car accident can be a tough thing for anybody to face in Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, car accidents happen every hour of the day within the state, some of which are incredibly severe in nature. On top of those that lead to catastrophic injuries and damages, others take the lives of those involved. In 2018, it was reported that 1,190 people were killed in fatal car accidents throughout the entirety of Pennsylvania. The truth is, most of these collisions can be prevented but continue to happen due to the carelessness of others. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal car accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Moving forward after a fatal accident can be a challenging thing to do. As you are grieving the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal accident entirely on your own. It is normal for your family to be left with many questions that you cannot answer on your own after a fatal loss. Speaking with a Manheim wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected after a fatal crash.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you and your family after someone you love has been taken from you prematurely in a fatal accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling both emotionally and financially after a fatal accident. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects, such as the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future loss of income
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs
- Therapy costs
Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Manheim at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist 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.