Richland, PA – One Killed in Fatal Car Accident on Rte 309 Near Tollgate RdPa Accident News
Richland, PA (May 20, 2022) – One person was killed in a fatal car accident that took place on a major highway in Richland on Friday afternoon, May 20.
According to Bucks County officials, the accident happened around 1 p.m. on Route 309 around the area of Tollgate Road. Multiple vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles sustained heavy damage as a result of the accident.
Several local responders, including Bucks County fire responders and paramedics, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone sustained injuries in the collision.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene so traffic could return to normal.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim during this difficult time.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
In 2019, PennDOT reported that approximately 1,059 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state of Pennsylvania. The loss of a loved one is a tragic and life-altering reality that many families face each year within the state. Many individuals will hear that bringing a wrongful death claim can be complex and difficult to do on your own, so why bring one in the first place? A wrongful death claim might be one of the only ways that you can move forward on a financial level after you have lost somebody close to you in an accident. However, you should never consider doing this without the help of an attorney.
The death of a loved one might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured after a car accident. The truth is, most fatal car accidents are completely avoidable but continue to happen due to the reckless acts of others. The purpose of bringing one of these claims is so that you can make sure that a responsible party is held liable for the harm that they have caused. In doing so, you may find comfort in grieving and your ability to get back on your feet. Families should always consider speaking with a Richland wrongful death attorney in their time of need.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in fatal car accidents. Having the help of an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected every step of the way during these difficult times. You may find that you can recover a wide array of damages at this time, including the following:
- Hospital and medical expenses
- Funeral and burial costs
- Lost income and other benefits
- Compensation for loss of consortium and companionship of a loved one
- Pain and suffering
Our attorneys will stand by your side every step of the way when it comes to your claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Richland 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 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.