Mercer, PA – Two-Vehicle Crash with Injuries at SR-58 & Schaffer RdPa Accident News
Mercer, PA (August 9, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a two-vehicle collision that took place at an intersection in Mercer on Tuesday morning, August 9.
According to Pennsylvania State Police deputies, the accident happened around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of SR-58 and Schaffer Road. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when police reported that the vehicles entered the intersection at the same time. This caused the vehicles to collide, which led to extensive damages to the involved vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One of the involved drivers, who has not yet been identified, was injured in the accident. The injured victim was hospitalized but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as they could so traffic could resume.
No further details have been released. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the party who has sustained injuries in the accident.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
When you enter the roadway, you expect that other drivers will be paying close attention to the road at all times. You also expect that drivers will understand the laws of the road and will do whatever it takes to keep you safe from harm. However, some drivers still continue to disobey the rules of the road and cause harm through their negligent actions. In 2020, it was reported that there were over 104,475 car accidents in Pennsylvania, with over 61,000 of these accidents leading to injuries. If you have experienced injuries in a car accident, speaking with an attorney who has handled these claims before is in your best interests.
After a car accident, you may find that you are fortunate enough to have help on your side. This is why speaking with a Mercer car accident lawyer is incredibly vital. An attorney will be well-versed in Pennsylvania accident laws and can help you through these difficult times. They can help you show that the following aspects were present in your case:
- That a driver owed you a duty of care
- The driver breached the duty of care
- The breach in duty led to the accident
- The accident led to injuries and other damages
Speaking with a Mercer personal injury lawyer can help you move forward after a serious accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents over the years throughout Pennsylvania. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you or a loved one. No matter how severe your injuries or the circumstances that led to your accident, you should always have an attorney on your side who can assist you. We are here for you when you need us the most. Please contact a car accident attorney in Mercer at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
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.