Stoneboro, PA – Danielle Duncan Killed in Rollover Accident on I-79
Stoneboro, PA (November 13, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal rollover crash that took place on a Stoneboro highway on Friday night, November 11.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 8:04 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-79 around the area of mile marker 129. Police confirmed that 18-year-old Matteo Guarjardo was traveling south in the area when he suddenly lost control of his vehicle due to reasons that are not entirely known. His vehicle then went off the side of the road and struck an embankment, overturning before it came to a stop. When the vehicle was blocking the left lane, another vehicle came along and struck the first vehicle, leading to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. A passenger in the first vehicle, identified as 19-year-old Danielle Duncan, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Guarjardo was rushed to a hospital for treatment of serious injuries. Nobody else was hurt in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost as a result of this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
In 2019, it was reported that rollover accidents involving one vehicle account for 49% of fatalities stemming from rollover crashes. Though only about 2% of car accidents were deemed rollover accidents, these accidents tend to lead to catastrophic harm when they do occur. When a driver is not paying close attention to the roads around them, a fatal accident could occur in the blink of an eye. If your life has been turned upside-down due to a fatal accident, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Many family members wonder where they will turn after someone they love has been taken from them prematurely due to a fatal car accident. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you are ever going to afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. You may be feeling stressed and alone during these complicated times. You may even be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. This is why speaking with a Stoneboro wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here to help you and your family if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. We understand how difficult it can be to move forward both emotionally and financially after sustaining these immense losses. Our attorneys are dedicated to helping you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects after an accident:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Stoneboro at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you at this time.
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