Pittsburgh, PA – Woman Hospitalized After Three-Car Crash on Rte 51

Pittsburgh, PA – Woman Hospitalized After Three-Car Crash on Rte 51

Pittsburgh, PA (January 22, 2024) – Pittsburgh police were investigating a three-vehicle crash in the city’s Overbrook neighborhood, where one of the vehicles crashed into a building, on Friday night.

The crash happened just before 7:00 p.m. at the intersection of Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) and Overbrook Boulevard. In addition to the SUV that struck the building, a Jeep nearby appeared to have sustained significant damage via local news footage. A statement from the city’s Department of Public Safety said the driver who is believed to have caused the crash was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence. The name of the driver was not immediately released. The statement added that a female patient was taken to the hospital in stable condition with a neck brace. An investigation remains ongoing in the interim.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their loved ones. We hope for their complete recovery.

Auto Accidents in Pennsylvania

Suffering serious injuries or even losing a loved one in a fatal accident is an unimaginable tragedy that no one should have to experience. The heartbreaking reality is that it happens far too often, with over 1,100 deaths each year in Pennsylvania alone. Various acts of negligence continue to contribute to the number of accidents that take place in Pennsylvania every year. Some of the most common causes of these accidents include failing to yield. For instance, when drivers do not yield to pedestrians who are passing in the area nearby, they can strike them and cause severe or fatal injuries.

Moreover, distracted driving is a major cause of far too many accidents. It is common for drivers to cause serious injuries that have devastating consequences for others if they ignore roadway conditions or their surroundings in general. Distractions are one of the leading causes of crashes. People text, talk to others, or even eat while driving.

If you’ve sustained serious injuries or your loved one has lost their life as a result of a fatal crash that was caused by the careless or reckless actions of another motorist, your family may have legal options to help you move forward. It is crucial to seek guidance from a Pittsburgh car accident lawyer immediately.

Suffering major injuries because of a crash can leave you facing serious financial consequences and severe physical pain. Moreover, losing a loved one in an accident is a tragedy that no family should have to endure. At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we understand the pain and grief of such a loss. That’s why our team of experienced attorneys is dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of our clients.

Furthermore, we are prepared to give compassionate assistance and legal counsel at this difficult time and provide free consultations. In other words, that means that you and your family can put your faith in us to handle your case with care so that you may concentrate on getting well and recovering the damages that you and your family deserve. Call us at (215) 731-9900 right now if you need assistance in pursuing the justice you and your family deserve at this frustrating time in your life. Our team will stop at nothing to fight for you and yours, ensuring you have the best chance of securing the recompense you deserve.


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