Reading, PA – One Killed in Motorcycle Wreck on Hampden Blvd
Reading, PA (September 17, 2023) – A victim lost their life as a result of a car crash that took place on Friday evening in the Reading area.
The accident occurred at around 10:00 p.m. on September 15.
The reports provided by the Reading Police Department show that a motorcycle and an SUV collided in the 1300 block of Hampton Boulevard. Authorities arrived at the scene and shut down the roadway.
One person involved in the crash was fatally injured and pronounced deceased at the scene.
No other injuries were reported as a result of the crash.
The crash is being investigated by the Reading Police Department at this time.
Our sympathies go out to the family of the victim who died in this accident.
Fatal Auto Accidents in Pennsylvania
A total of more than 1,100 people lose their lives in motor vehicle accidents across Pennsylvania each year. Unfortunately, there are many instances where innocent people die as a result of accidents that are completely preventable. Leading factors in fatal crashes across our state include:
- Running red lights and stop signs
- Poor weather conditions
- Reckless driving
- Poor road conditions
- Drunk driving
- Mechanical failures
- Inexperienced drivers
Unfortunately, many of these accidents are completely preventable. As a result of these accidents, families are often forced to deal with overwhelming financial consequences that make dealing with the grieving process even more challenging.
After experiencing the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one due to a fatal accident, families are able to seek compensation from the responsible parties by filing a wrongful death claim. Some damages that these claims can help families recover compensation for include:
- Loss of earning capacity
- Property damages
- Loss of companionship
- Funeral expenses
- Burial expenses
- Loss of services
- Medical costs
It is in your best interest to seek legal guidance from a skilled Reading wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. Your attorney will be able to get started on your case right away to ensure your family has the best chance of getting justice. Your attorney will investigate the accident, gather evidence, build a case against the defendant, and aggressively pursue compensation on your behalf.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we understand the pain and sorrow that comes with a wrongful death of a friend or family member. Our attorneys are committed to providing you with superior service and ensuring your family receives justice for the loss suffered. We have decades of experience in advocating on behalf of families who have experienced such losses, so you can be secure in the fact that your loved one’s rights will be upheld throughout all legal proceedings.
Our team understands how difficult it can be for families to move forward after losing a loved one in a fatal accident. For this reason, we will do everything in our power to ensure your family is able to get justice and that the person who is responsible for the death of your loved one is held accountable. If you need legal representation during this difficult time, please contact our Pennsylvania personal injury law firm today at (215) 731-9900 to schedule a free consultation.