Pleasant Hills, PA – Head-on Collision Involving Officer on Old Clairton RdLaw Pa
Pleasant Hills, PA (June 3, 2020) – Police confirmed that an officer and a civilian were both injured in a serious head-on collision in Pleasant Hills.
The accident, according to police, took place at 200 Clairton Road around 8:15 a.m. this morning. The police cruiser and a pickup truck were traveling in opposite directions but the other vehicle allegedly drove over the centerline, striking the cruiser for reasons that are not yet known.
Both drivers were trapped in their vehicles following the accident. They were both extricated and stabilized at the scene. However, both were transported to a trauma center by medical helicopters.
The investigation into the collision is ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Head-on collisions only make up approximately 13% of all accidents but, when they do occur, they tend to be among the most catastrophic. This means that serious injuries and fatalities are reported as a result of these accidents every year, including in Pennsylvania. If you have suffered in a Pennsylvania car accident due to the negligence of another party, it is essential that you speak with a skilled personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our experienced and dedicated accident attorneys have diligently assisted many victims of car accidents. If you have suffered losses and believe that another party is to blame, it is important that you act quickly to retain your rights during these challenging times. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania for more information at (215) 731-9900.
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