Union City, PA – Jamie Higley Killed in Fatal Accident on King RdLawPaWriter
Union City, PA (April 9, 2021) – At 2:45 p.m. on the afternoon of Thursday, April 8, a woman was killed in a fatal accident in Union City.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened at the intersection of King Road and Rockdale Road. A tractor-trailer was attempting a south turn at the intersection when a Ford Escape SUV struck the tractor-trailer head-on.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were present at the scene. The driver of the SUV, 32-year-old Randi Cook, was injured. So were two backseat passengers in the SUV.
A passenger in the SUV, identified as 34-year-old Jamie Higley, was pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, identified as a 51-year-old man from Cambridge Springs, was not injured but remained at the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Trucks are the largest vehicles that navigate our roads, which means that they are capable of causing some of the most catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. Every year, numerous victims are killed in Pennsylvania due to truck accidents. Though truck drivers are some of the safest drivers on our roads, these accidents still happen every year due to the negligence of others. If you have suffered immense losses due to a truck accident, it is essential that you have the help of an attorney on your side.
Pennsylvania truck accidents happen in the blink of an eye and lead to severe results at times. Truck accident claims are entirely complex due to the fact that they involve many regulations and several parties who could be to blame for your accident. Some of the most common parties who are liable for truck accidents include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, and more. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one, it is imperative that you have the help of a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania on your side.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in truck accidents. We have dedicated our lives to helping those who have suffered immense losses and are unsure about where they can turn. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you.
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