Orwigsburg, PA – Head-on Crash with Injuries at Summer Valley Rd IntersectionLawPaWriter
Orwigsburg, PA (November 24, 2020) – Around 6:40 p.m. on Wednesday evening, November 18, a head-on crash occurred at an intersection in Orwigsburg.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the accident took place at the intersection of Route 61 and Summer Valley Road when two vehicles collided head-on. Police confirmed that 68-year-old Abreu Modesto was in a Honda Pilot and tried to turn left onto Summer Valley. At the same time, a 63-year-old named John Twardzik was driving a Chevrolet Malibu and was traveling north.
Police confirmed that the vehicles were unable to avoid the collision, causing both to collide head-on. They both sustained severe damages.
Twardzik was taken to a local hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Modesto also received injuries and was taken to the hospital. He was also charged for the crash.
Both vehicles had to be towed away from the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
In one day’s time, it is estimated that approximately 220 car accidents occur in the state of Pennsylvania. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe. In just one year’s time, approximately 2% of car accidents are known as head-on collisions. If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you should be prepared to speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.
Pennsylvania car accidents lead to many serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, TBIs, broken bones, and more. In some cases, these accidents are so severe that they could even lead to a fatality. If you have been injured in a head-on collision and believe that another party is to blame, it is up to you to show that the other party is liable for the harm that you have sustained. You have options but should always seek the help of a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney who has handled claims like yours in the past.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our skilled and dedicated accident attorneys have assisted many victims on their path toward compensation for a wide array of losses. We understand how difficult it can be to face a complex accident claim on your own, which is why we are here to offer our resources to you when you need it the most. If you have been injured in an accident and wonder where you can turn, please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania to find out how we can help you at (215) 731-9900.
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