Pittsburgh, PA – Two-Vehicle Collision with Injuries on Frankstown RdLaw Pa
Pittsburgh, PA (September 6, 2020) – On Friday night, September 4, a two-vehicle collision with injuries took place in Pittsburgh.
According to Pittsburgh Police, the accident occurred at 8500 Frankstown Road when two vehicles collided head-on in the area. The accident happened just after midnight for reasons that are not yet known.
The driver of one of the vehicles fled the scene of the accident, leaving behind a 4-year-old child in their vehicle. The child was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
The driver of the other vehicle without a child passenger was arrested for driving under the influence, but other charges are expected at this time.
The identities of those involved in the collision are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident until police cleared the scene.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen every single year in the state of Pennsylvania due to the negligence of others. In 2019 alone, the Department of Transportation confirmed that approximately 125,000 accidents led to injuries in the entire state of Pennsylvania. These accidents lead to many different injuries including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, organ damage, burns, and more. Being injured in a car accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever experienced. It is essential that you seek the help of an accident attorney in your time of need after an accident that was caused by another party.
Pennsylvania car accidents can have an enormous and lasting impact on your life. After a collision, many people will wonder where they can turn for the justice and compensation they deserve. Having a skilled and knowledgeable attorney on your side can ensure that you meet all filing deadlines, gain the evidence necessary to prove your claim, work with the insurance adjuster, and many other aspects that are especially important after a car accident. It can be difficult to suffer the aftermath of an accident on your own, which is why you should speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you through this challenging time after you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault. Not only will you likely spend time in the hospital after a collision, but you might be wondering when you can return to work. This can have both a physical and financial impact on your life, which can affect your recovery in many ways. You have the right to receive compensation for a variety of aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. You never have to stand alone after an accident that is not your fault. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.
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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.