Reading, PA – Fatal Motorcycle Crash at PA-724 & Spohn Rd IntersectionPa Accident News
Reading, PA (July 10, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash that took place in Reading on Saturday afternoon, July 9.
According to Berks County officials, the accident happened around 12 p.m. at the intersection of PA-724 and Spohn Road. An SUV was traveling in the area when it started to make a left turn in front of the motorcycle. This caused the two vehicles to collide with each other, which led to extensive damages.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, identified only as a 66-year-old, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to his injuries. It is not known if anybody else was hurt in the accident.
The driver of the SUV remained at the scene but it is not known if they received charges in the accident. The roadway was blocked at the intersection for a period of time until police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues at this time.
We offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim during this difficult time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads in the state of Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm when an accident happens with any type of large vehicle. In 2020, approximately 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place in Pennsylvania, with approximately 215 of them leading to fatalities of victims. It is never easy to face the unexpected loss of a loved one in one of these accidents. If you have lost somebody you love in a motorcycle accident, you should be prepared to seek the help of a legal advocate.
The loss of a loved one whose life has been taken suddenly in a motorcycle accident can affect your life in many ways. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Facing these losses can leave you in a stressful position that you are not prepared to face on your own. Luckily, you have a variety of options at this time. You should speak with a Reading wrongful death attorney as soon as possible during these difficult times.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in a fatal motorcycle accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will help you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Therapy costs
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Reading at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for 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.