Pittsburgh, PA – One Killed in Fatal Rollover Accident on Pkwy E
Pittsburgh, PA (October 19, 2022) – On Wednesday morning, October 19, one person was killed in a fatal car accident in Pittsburgh.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened in the early morning hours on Parkway East around the area of the Squirrel Hill tunnel. Police confirmed that they arrived in the area around 6:20 a.m. to find that several vehicles collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. One of the vehicles rolled over as a result, leading to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Pittsburgh responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person involved in the accident was rushed to Mercy Hospital and was tragically pronounced dead while there. It is not known if anyone else sustained injuries in the accident.
The roadway was blocked until approximately 10:30 a.m. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We offer our warmest condolences and sympathies to the family of the deceased victim.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Hundreds of rollover accidents lead to fatalities every year in Pennsylvania. Though only about 2% of car accidents are deemed rollovers, these accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic in nature. This is due to the fact that these accidents are incredibly forceful and tend to lead to serious harm and injuries. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a rollover accident that has taken the life of a loved one. If you and your family have suffered these enormous losses, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The aftermath of a fatal accident can affect your life in many ways. You may wonder where you and your family will turn after you have lost someone close to you in an accident. As you grieve the immense loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that continue to pile up against you. Dealing with a fatal accident can be an incredibly stressful endeavor. Speaking with a Pittsburgh wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal Pennsylvania collisions. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. You have many rights and options during these difficult times, as well as a variety of questions that you likely cannot answer on your own. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects at this time:
- Medical bills
- Loss of future income
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
You should never have to stand alone after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal car accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Pittsburgh at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have during these complex times.
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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.