Snow Shoe, PA – Kulwant Singh Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on I-80
Snow Shoe, PA (November 14, 2022) – Around 3 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, November 13, a man was killed in a fatal truck accident in Snow Shoe.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-80 around the area of mile marker 147.6. Police confirmed that a driver was traveling in the eastbound lanes of traffic in a Freightliner truck when the driver suddenly lost control due to unknown reasons. The driver struck an embankment off the side of the road, causing the truck to overturn onto its passenger side.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. The passenger, identified as 48-year-old Kulwant Singh, was ejected from the vehicle and tragically pronounced dead at the scene. It is not known if the driver sustained any injuries in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in several eastbound lanes of traffic. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues at this time.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken prematurely in this accident.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
We share the roads with truck drivers every hour of the day in the state of Pennsylvania. These accidents tend to be some of the most catastrophic collisions when they occur. This is due to the fact that trucks weigh tens of thousands of more pounds than other vehicles that navigate our roads. In 2015, it is estimated that about 7,465 truck accidents took place in the state, leading to fatalities in 130 victims. Truck accidents are more likely to be severe or even fatal, depending on the circumstances of the collision. If you have lost someone you love in a truck crash, you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible.
Facing the aftermath of a truck accident is never easy to do, especially if you have lost someone you love in a fatal truck crash. Speaking with a Snow Shoe truck accident attorney as soon as possible can help you retain your rights when you and your family are struggling. As you are grieving such immense losses, you should not have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. It can be stressful to deal with a truck accident entirely on your own when someone you love has been taken from you in an accident. You should speak with a Snow Shoe wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost somebody close to you in a fatal truck accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a truck accident on both emotional and financial levels if a loved one has been taken from you. Our attorneys will help you seek compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Therapy costs
- Funeral and burial costs
Please contact a truck accident attorney in Snow Shoe at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you at this time.
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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.