Nazareth, PA – One Killed in Fatal Car Crash at Newburg Rd & Gun Club RdPa Accident News
Nazareth, PA (November 21, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal car accident that took place at an intersection in Nazareth on the morning of Sunday, November 20.
According to Lehigh Valley officials, the accident happened around 2 a.m. at the intersection of Newburg Road and Gun Club Road. Police confirmed that two vehicles were involved in a collision after entering the intersection, though the exact circumstances leading up to the accident are not yet known. One of the vehicles ran off the side of the road and crashed into a pole after the two vehicles collided. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash.
Several local responders, including Nazareth paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One person inside the vehicle that struck the pole was tragically pronounced dead at the scene after their vehicle broke in half. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the collision.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken prematurely in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads throughout the U.S. every single year. Pennsylvania has also seen a rise in accidents, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 1,059 people were killed in fatal car accidents and many more were seriously injured. Fatal car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye, even though these accidents can typically be prevented when drivers are paying close attention to the roads around them. If you have lost someone close to you in a fatal collision, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Losing somebody you love in an accident can be an impactful time in every aspect of your life. You may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you as you are grieving the loss of a loved one. There are many parties who could be successful in bringing a wrongful death claim on behalf of a loved one, such as the following:
- Spouse of the deceased
- Children of the deceased
- Parents of the deceased
You should speak with a Nazareth wrongful death attorney soon after your collision so that you can protect your rights.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in a fatal collision. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Nazareth at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you every step of the way.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.