Tannersville, PA – Two Killed in Fatal Car Crash at Rte 611 & Rte 715
Tannersville, PA (December 4, 2022) – Around 6:40 p.m. on the evening of Sunday, December 4, two people lost their lives in a fatal car accident in Tannersville.
According to Pocono Township Police Department officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Route 611 and Route 715. Police confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the crash.
Several local responders, including Pocono Township fire crews and EMS crews, were rushed to the scene to help those in need. Multiple people were trapped in their vehicles and had to be extricated by fire crews. A total of two people, who have not yet been formally identified, were tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Two people sustained injuries and were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update as more information is available.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victims whose lives were lost in this accident. We also hope that the injured parties receive a speedy recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads over recent years in the state of Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, these accidents sometimes take the lives of those involved depending on the severity. In 2019, it was reported that 1,059 people were killed in fatal car accidents in Pennsylvania. This number grew to 1,129 in the year 2020. Losing a loved one in a fatal car accident can be a difficult thing to endure. Because of this, you should be prepared to speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
The aftermath of a car accident is never an easy thing to endure, especially if you have lost someone close to you in an accident. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal collision on your own. It is normal to be left with a wide array of questions during these challenging times. This is why it is important that you speak with a Tannersville wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost somebody you love in a fatal crash. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will help you navigate the complex legal system as you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical expenses
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Lost income and future lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Tannersville at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you in your time of need.
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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.