Plymouth Meeting, PA – Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Tractor-Trailer on I-278LawPaWriter
Plymouth Meeting, PA (May 12, 2021) – On Wednesday evening, May 12, a multi-vehicle crash took place on a highway in Plymouth Meeting.
According to Montgomery County officials, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes ofI-278 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) around the area of mile marker 336. A tractor-trailer and five other vehicles were involved in the chain-reaction crash that led to extensive damages to the vehicles.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Three people were injured and hospitalized as a result of their injuries.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles on Pennsylvania roads, which means that they are capable of causing extensive harm in the event of an accident. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in truck accidents every single year in the entire country. In just one recent year’s time in the U.S., in fact, approximately 110,000 people were injured in these horrific accidents due to the negligence of others. Being injured in a truck accident can impact your life in many ways, which is why you should have a skilled attorney on your side.
Pennsylvania tractor-trailer accidents are some of the most severe collisions on our roads. They lead to serious injuries every year including spinal cord injuries, paralysis, TBIs, fractures, and even death in the worst cases. These cases can be entirely complex due to the fact that they could involve many different liable parties. Some of these parties include trucking companies, truck drivers, manufacturers, and more. If you have been injured in a truck accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should be prepared to speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind. See our proven track record of success representing those injured in truck accidents at www.law-pa.com.
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