Perkasie, PA – Two Children Injured in Trash Truck Accident at PA-113 & Minsi TrlPa Accident News
Perkasie, PA (September 15, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a trash truck accident that took place at an intersection in Perkasie on Wednesday afternoon, September 14.
According to Bucks County officials, the accident happened around 3:10 p.m. at the intersection of Route 113 and Minsi Trail. Police confirmed that an SUV and a trash truck were traveling in the area when they collided at the intersection due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. Two children, who have not yet been formally identified, were seriously injured in the accident and airlifted to Lehigh Valley Hospital for treatment. The driver of the SUV was taken to Grand View Hospital for treatment of injuries but is expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties at this time. We hope that they will receive a speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads in the entire state of Pennsylvania. In fact, they can weigh up to as much as 80,000 or more pounds. In just one recent year in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye on our roads, even though drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them. If you have been hurt in a truck accident and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
Facing the aftermath of a truck accident can be a challenging thing to do entirely on your own. Speaking with a Perkasie truck accident attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times. An attorney will be able to help you from start to finish when it comes to one of these complex claims. They can even prove that some of the following parties were responsible for your claim:
- Truck driver
- Trucking company
- Manufacturer of truck parts
- Cargo loader
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should speak with a dedicated Perkasie personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after a truck accident that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after an accident and offer our help and resources every step of the way. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects at this time. These include medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Perkasie at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
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.