Pittsburgh, PA – Ambulance Accident at Ellsworth Ave & S Aiken AvePa Accident News
Pittsburgh, PA (July 13, 2021) – On Monday afternoon, July 12, an ambulance accident occurred at an intersection in Pittsburgh.
According to police, the accident happened at the intersection of Ellsworth Avenue and South Aiken Avenue. A passenger vehicle was traveling in the area when it collided with an ambulance for reasons that are not yet known. The passenger vehicle tipped over during the accident, which led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger vehicle was transported to the hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Two paramedics were also injured inside the ambulance but they are expected to be okay.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents happen every hour of the day in the state of Pennsylvania. These accidents happen in many different areas but intersections are some of the most common places. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents occurred due to the recklessness of others. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. Some of the most common causes of car accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigued driving, and more. If you can show that another party is at fault for a car accident, you can be successful when it comes to your claim. Injured victims are urged to seek the immediate help of an attorney that they can trust.
The aftermath of a Pennsylvania car accident might be one of the most devastating things that you have ever endured. Many victims of these accidents will have questions that they cannot answer on their own. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your accident? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you can answer when you talk to a dedicated and knowledgeable Pennsylvania personal injury attorney.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have every right to hold a party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you.
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