McKees Rocks, PA – Helen Ringeisen Killed in Bus Crash at McCoy Rd & Neville AvePa Accident News
McKees Rocks, PA (August 20, 2022) – A woman was killed in a bus accident that took place at an intersection in McKees Rocks on Friday afternoon, August 19.
Pittsburgh officials confirmed that the accident took place around 4:12 p.m. at the intersection of McCoy Road and Neville Avenue. Police confirmed that a vehicle was traveling near the intersection when it was involved in a head-on collision with a Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus due to reasons that are not entirely known.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. A woman inside the passenger vehicle, who has since been identified as 54-year-old Helen Ringeisen, was rushed to the hospital but was tragically pronounced dead while there due to severe injuries. The driver of the passenger vehicle was injured and rushed to the hospital but their current condition is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time following the crash. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident.
Fatal Bus Crashes in Pennsylvania
Thousands of lives are lost as a result of fatal car accidents in the state of Pennsylvania every year. However, when we think of a fatal accident, we usually think of motor vehicles. Any type of vehicle can be involved in a fatal crash. Though these accidents do not happen as commonly, lives are still taken every year due to accidents involving buses. Buses are known for being common carriers, which means that drivers are expected to get passengers from one destination to another as safely as possible. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal bus crash, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Fatal bus accidents have actually decreased over the years by 29%; however, these accidents still take place and need to be prevented on our roads as often as possible. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may be faced with the stress of paying bills that pile up against you. Speaking with a McKees Rocks wrongful death attorney can help you get back on your feet during these challenging times.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the complex Pennsylvania legal system. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you work toward compensation for a wide array of losses, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
We will help you when you need us the most. Please do not hesitate to contact a bus accident attorney in McKees Rocks at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have at this time.
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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.