Mifflintown, PA – Child Rushed to Medical Center After Pedestrian Crash on Main St near North StPa Accident News
Mifflintown, PA (July 15, 2022) – A young child was left with significant injuries following a motor vehicle accident in the Mifflintown area. On July 12, the Pennsylvania State Police were notified that a crash took place on Main Street in the Mifflintown area that required emergency medical assistance.
Preliminary investigations provided by the police show that Marlin Kauffman of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, was driving north on Main Street. For unknown reasons, they struck a pedestrian just north of the intersection with North Street.
The pedestrian, a 4-year-old child, suffered injuries in the accident. The victim was transported to Penn State Hershey Medical Center for emergency medical treatment by ambulance.
Neither Kauffman nor their passenger suffered injuries in the accident.
The police department is currently conducting an investigation into the crash.
We hope the child who suffered injuries in this accident is able to make a full and timely recovery. Our thoughts are with the victim and their family at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
In Pennsylvania, approximately 4500 pedestrians are injured as a result of motor vehicle accidents each year. In many cases, these crashes are a result of drivers who choose to engage in reckless and negligent actions. Drivers who fail to yield to pedestrians in crosswalks, drivers who are distracted, and drivers who engage in other reckless actions while behind the wheel run the risk of causing severe injuries to others nearby.
When pedestrians suffer injuries as a result of accidents, they may have legal options available to help them secure the financial compensation that they need to help alleviate the costs of medical care and more. Working with a knowledgeable pedestrian accident attorney in Mifflintown can make a world of difference when it comes to your ability to secure the compensation you need and get justice.
Our full-service Pennsylvania personal injury law firm, Edelstein Martin & Nelson, is completely dedicated to providing fearless and skilled representation to every client we work with. We understand the lengths that insurance companies will go to avoid paying victims the money they truly deserve. This knowledge better prepares our team to fight to help you obtain the compensation you need and deserve after being harmed.
Since 1996, Lawren Nelson has fought diligently to help victims in Philadelphia and across Pennsylvania get justice for their injuries. Our lawyers will fight viciously to help you obtain the outcome you expect for your personal injury lawsuit. With Edelstein Martin & Nelson by your side, you can rest assured knowing you are able to get justice and move forward in the best position possible. To get started on your case, it is important that you reach out to our team by calling 215-731-9900 at your earliest convenience.
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.