McKees Rocks, PA – One Injured in Car Accident on I-79

McKees Rocks, PA – One Injured in Car Accident on I-79

McKees Rocks, PA (March 17, 2021) – Around 7 a.m. on Wednesday morning, March 17, a car accident with injuries occurred in McKees Rocks.

According to police, the accident took place in the northbound lanes of I-79 around the Bridgeville rest area. Multiple vehicles collided with each other in the area, which led to extensive damages.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. One person was taken to the hospital for treatment of their injuries.

A portion of the roadway was shut down for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

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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.