Moon Twp, PA – George McMahon Killed in Car Crash on Flaugherty Run RdPa Accident News
Moon Township, PA (May 14, 2022) – Around 12:45 p.m. on Friday afternoon, May 13, a man was killed in a fatal car accident that took place in Moon Township.
According to Allegheny County officials, the accident took place at 500 Flaugherty Run Road. A passenger vehicle and a pickup truck were traveling in the area when they allegedly collided due to reasons that are not yet known. One of the vehicles involved in the accident went over a hillside where it then slammed into a creek. Both vehicles sustained extensive damages as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person inside one of the vehicles, identified as 59-year-old George McMahon, was severely injured and rushed to Heritage Valley Sewickley Hospital for treatment. He was tragically pronounced deceased about an hour after the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene. This led to delays until the scene was fully cleared.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We offer our deepest sympathies to the family of George McMahon at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
As more and more individuals navigate our roads every year in Pennsylvania, it is really no surprise that car accidents have been happening more frequently. Though many cars will be identified as fender-benders, some take the lives of those involved. Statistics show that approximately one fatality happens every seven hours in the state of Pennsylvania each day. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state. If you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal collision, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Losing a loved one in a preventable accident can turn your life upside-down in the blink of an eye. If you have lost somebody you love in one of these accidents, you should be prepared to speak with a Moon Township car accident lawyer. Though no amount of money can bring back a loved one, it is important to note that compensation can help you move forward financially as you are grieving your losses. The heartache of losing your loved one can hold you back in many ways. This is why it is important that you speak with a dedicated Moon Township wrongful death attorney in your time of need.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents over the years. Wrongful death claims can be entirely complex and leave you with a variety of questions. You and your family may find that you can receive compensation for a wide array of financial damages at this time, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and lost future earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
You have options during this difficult time in your life. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Moon Township at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how our attorneys can help you through these challenging times.
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.