Morgantown, PA – Tractor-Trailer Accident on Pennsylvania TpkeLawPaWriter
Morgantown, PA (July 21, 2021) – On Wednesday afternoon, July 21, a tractor-trailer accident happened on a highway in Morgantown.
According to authorities, the accident happened on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Two tractor-trailers were traveling in the area when they collided with one another and multiple other vehicles on the highway. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. Over a dozen people, who have not yet been identified, were injured in the crash. Several different EMS crews arrived at the scene to help those in need. The extent of the injuries is not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in all lanes until approximately 6:25 p.m. when police announced that the roads were clear.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing immense harm in the event of an accident. Though truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents still continue to occur due to the recklessness of others. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to negligent reasons. These accidents take place in the blink of an eye due to the reckless acts of others. If you suspect that you have been injured in a truck accident due to negligent reasons, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Truck accidents are some of the most severe accidents that occur on our roads every year. Because of this, injured victims are urged to speak with a Pennsylvania truck accident attorney as soon as possible. Because truck drivers spend long periods of time on our roads, they are likely to become distracted or even fall asleep at the wheel, causing a severe accident within seconds. Many parties could actually be at fault for these accidents including truck drivers, trucking companies, cargo loaders, manufacturers, and more. If you have been injured in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in truck accidents at www.law-pa.com.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys have diligently assisted those injured in truck accidents over the years. Truck accidents are incredibly complex, which is why you should always have legal help on your side. Our attorneys will stand by your side as you navigate the legal system for the first time. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.
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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.