Murrysville, PA – Marcus Coblentz Killed in Bicycle Crash on PA-22LawPaWriter
Murrysville, PA (July 22, 2021) – At 4 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 22, a man was killed in a fatal bicycle crash in Murrysville.
According to police, the accident happened on PA-22 around the area of Harrison City Road. A 25-year-old bicyclist was riding in the area with multiple other companions from a church group. All of a sudden, a passenger vehicle struck the four bicycles alongside the road. The bicycles had reflective lights on them but the driver did not see them in enough time.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. One of the bicyclists, identified as 25-year-old Marcus Coblentz, was pronounced dead at the scene. The three other bicyclists were injured but are expected to recover from their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Bicycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Bicycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In 2017, it was reported that approximately 852 bicycle accidents took place throughout the state of Pennsylvania, with a large percentage of these accidents leading to fatalities. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one taken too soon by a bicycle accident in Pennsylvania. If you have suffered from these catastrophic losses, you have options. Families are urged to seek the immediate help of an attorney that they can trust after they have suffered from these enormous losses.
Losing somebody you love in a bicycle crash might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. As you grieve the unexpected loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Families have a variety of options and should never have to stand alone after they have lost someone they love. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you and your family. Those who have suffered from these losses should speak with a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in bicycle accidents over the years. Bicycle accidents take place in the blink of an eye and lead to immense harm. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. If you have lost someone you love, 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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