Norristown, PA – Fatal Motorcycle Crash at E Freedley St & Dekalb StPa Accident News
Norristown, PA (August 13, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place at an intersection in Norristown on Saturday morning, August 13.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 2:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Freedley Street and Dekalb Street. Police confirmed that an SUV was traveling in the area at the same time as a motorcycle when the two vehicles entered the intersection at the same time. The SUV slammed into the motorcycle, throwing the motorcyclist onto the ground.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to severe injuries. The driver of the SUV remained at the scene but was allegedly not injured.
Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area of the intersection. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time but the investigation into the collision remains ongoing.
Our warmest sympathies go out to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycles are becoming a common choice for motorists on our roads for recreational and transportation purposes. Motorcycle accidents, however, are also happening more commonly than ever before in Pennsylvania. In fact, in 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place in the entire state. Out of these accidents, it is estimated that 215 lives were lost. It is never easy to come to terms with the loss of a loved one in a motorcycle accident. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal motorcycle accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Nothing compares to facing the loss of a loved one in a fatal motorcycle accident. If you have sustained these immense losses, speaking with a Norristown motorcycle accident attorney is in your best interests. No amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life was taken in an accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level, which can be incredibly helpful. If you have lost a loved one due to an accident, you should speak with a Norristown wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal accidents. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Pennsylvania legal system for the first time. Our attorneys will help you as you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future loss of earnings
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Pain and suffering
We are here for you in your time of need. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Norristown 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.