Quarryville, PA – Curtis Higby Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Picidilli Hill Rd
Quarryville, PA (September 21, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal accident that took place on a roadway in Quarryville on Sunday morning, September 18.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 2 a.m. at 1700 Picidilli Hill Road. Police confirmed that 36-year-old Curtis Higby was walking alongside the road when he was suddenly struck by a Dodge pickup truck due to reasons that are not entirely known. It is believed that the driver of the truck remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Warren County responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. Nobody inside the pickup truck sustained injuries in the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing at this time. Police will update with any new information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents continue to be some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads every year in the state of Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident with any type of vehicle. In 2019, it was reported that 154 pedestrians were killed in fatal pedestrian accidents in the state of Pennsylvania. In that same year, approximately 4,100 pedestrians were seriously injured in these accidents. If you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Families often struggle after they have lost someone they love in a pedestrian accident. If you have sustained these immense losses, you may be left with a variety of questions that you cannot answer on your own. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against your family. You should never have to worry about these stressful aspects on your own. This is why speaking with a knowledgeable Quarryville wrongful death attorney is in your best interests.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident. Though these accidents are not as common as other accidents, they tend to lead to some of the most extensive harm. If you have lost someone close to you, you have many options. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages, including some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
You should never be forced to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident entirely on your own. Speaking with an attorney as soon as possible can help you move forward. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Quarryville at (215) 731-9900 to find out 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 well-respected members 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.