Parker, PA – Fatal Head-on Collision Takes Three Lives on N Riverview Dr
Parker, PA (August 16, 2022) – Three people were tragically killed in a fatal head-on collision that happened on a roadway in Parker on Monday afternoon, August 15.
Pennsylvania State Police confirmed that the accident happened around 4:50 p.m. on North Riverview Drive. Police confirmed that 50-year-old Ronald Stockdill was driving a Chevrolet pickup truck and traveling south in the area near the area of Bennertown Road. The driver lost control due to reasons that are not yet known, causing their vehicle to cross the center line of traffic. The vehicle collided head-on with a Pontiac Grand Prix, which led to extensive damages.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. A total of three people inside the Grand Prix were tragically pronounced dead at the scene. The victims have since been identified as 37-year-old Holly Tweed, 24-year-old Lindsay Scott, and 37-year-old Jason Redenbach. Stockdill was injured and rushed to the hospital for treatment. His current condition is not yet known but his injuries are thought to be serious.
The area was blocked near the intersection for several hours as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victims whose lives were lost in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents happen every day in Pennsylvania, some of which are incredibly severe and even take the lives of those involved. Hundreds of lives are actually lost every month in the state. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents in the state of Pennsylvania. These accidents take on many forms but head-on collisions are some of the most severe. Losing somebody you love in a fatal crash can have a huge impact on your life, which is why you and your family should have legal help.
Where do you turn after someone you love has been taken prematurely from you in a fatal accident? Speaking with a dedicated Parker car accident attorney can help you get back on your feet during these complicated times. No amount of money can bring back someone whose life has been lost in a car accident. However, it can help you get back on your feet financially during these difficult times. You should speak with a skilled Parker wrongful death attorney in your time of need after a fatal accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. You may be overwhelmed by the circumstances of a fatal accident and feeling a lot of stress associated with a claim. Luckily, our attorneys are here to help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial aspects. These include the following:
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Parker at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you move forward at this time.
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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.