Pittsburgh, PA – Three Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on I-279

Pittsburgh, PA – Three Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on I-279

Pittsburgh, PA (August 14, 2020) – Last night, August 13, multiple people were injured in a multi-vehicle collision in Pittsburgh.

According to police, the accident took place when several vehicles collided with one another in the outbound lanes of I-279 around the area of the Perrysville exit. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Three people, including a child, were taken to local hospitals for treatment of various injuries. The conditions of those involved are not yet known.

The roadway was briefly closed for some time following the collision until police were able to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues at this time.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Pittsburgh, PA – Three Injured in Multi-Vehicle Collision on I-279Car accidents take place every single day in Pennsylvania for a wide array of reasons. In fact, in just one day’s time, over 220 car accidents happen within the state. These accidents lead to many different types of injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, and more. When a victim has been injured in a car accident, they will typically spend time in the hospital recovering from their injuries. On top of that, an injured victim may also miss out on time at work, which can have a huge and lasting financial impact on their life. If you have been injured in an accident that is not your fault, it is essential that you speak with an accident attorney who has handled claims like yours in the past.

Every year, hundreds of thousands of people are injured in Pennsylvania car accidents, some of which are minor and others that are severe in nature. Nobody ever expects to face the aftermath of a car accident but, when they do occur, it is important that you have legal help on your side. An attorney will be able to help you gain compensation for a variety of aspects that will help you move forward including medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, surgery costs, and more. Many people feel lost and alone after an accident that is not your fault. It is crucial that you seek the help of a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney in your time of need.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we commit ourselves to injury claims every single year within the state of Pennsylvania. We understand how devastating an accident can be and the impact that it can have on you physically, emotionally, and financially as you attempt to move forward. As you work with the insurance companies and meet deadlines that have been put in place for personal injury claims, you may need the help of an experienced attorney who is well-versed in Pennsylvania laws by your side. Our attorneys are here to help you every step of the way through this trying process. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist 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 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.