Nescopeck, PA – Two Officers Injured in Tractor-Trailer Crash on I-80Pa Accident News
Nescopeck, PA (November 12, 2022) – Two officers were hurt in a tractor-trailer accident that happened on a highway in Nescopeck on Saturday morning, November 12.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 3 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-80. Two police officers were inside a marked patrol cruiser and investigating an earlier crash. Suddenly, their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer that was traveling in the area. Their vehicle was left unrecognizable due to severe damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Nescopeck responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Both troopers, who have not yet been formally identified, were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment of injuries. They are expected to make a full recovery.
Two lanes of traffic were temporarily shut down in the area for some time after the accident. The vehicles had to be towed from the scene and all debris cleared.
No further details have been provided but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt in this accident. We hope that they will receive a full recovery from their injuries.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Being harmed in a tractor-trailer accident can be an alarming and challenging thing to face. Your life could be turned upside-down within seconds, just as many others are each year due to horrific accidents. In just one recent year in the entire U.S., it was reported that 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the negligent acts of others. The truth is, almost all truck accidents on Pennsylvania roads can be prevented. However, due to careless acts caused by truck drivers and other related parties, truck accidents have actually been increasing within the state and beyond. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests after a truck crash.
The aftermath of a truck accident can be a challenging thing to endure entirely on your own. Luckily, having the help of a Nescopeck truck accident lawyer on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after a truck accident. The circumstances of your claim matter, which is why having an attorney is so important so that you can ensure that your rights are being protected. There are actually many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, including the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Manufacturers of truck parts
- Cargo loaders
Speaking with a Nescopeck personal injury lawyer can ensure that you have the assistance you deserve during these difficult times.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after a truck crash that is not your fault. If you believe that one or several parties caused your accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation that can cover a wide array of losses. These include medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Truck companies have big-name insurance companies protecting their rights and we will fight to ensure that you have the help you deserve along the way. Your focus should be on healing during these challenging times. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Nescopeck at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you.
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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.