Upper Pottsgrove Twp, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on PA-100Pa Accident News
Upper Pottsgrove Township, PA (December 15, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place in Upper Pottsgrove Township on the night of Wednesday, December 14.
According to Montgomery County officials, the accident happened around 10 p.m. on PA-100 in front of the Upland Square shopping center. A man was walking in the area and started to cross the street from PA-100 onto North State Street. However, while doing so, he was struck by an SUV that was traveling south on the roadway. The driver of the vehicle allegedly remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Upper Pottsgrove Township responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has only since been formally identified as an adult male, was rushed to Pottstown Hospital with blunt force injuries. He was tragically pronounced dead while there. The driver of the SUV that struck the pedestrian sustained injuries and was hospitalized but is expected to recover.
Due to the severity of the crash, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident remains ongoing.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim who lost their life in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania has been seeing a sharp include in pedestrian accidents over recent years. This can, unfortunately, be prevented but continues to happen because drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. In 2019, it was reported that approximately 154 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents throughout Pennsylvania. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on your life. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
Moving forward after losing a loved one in an accident can be a challenging thing to endure. It is true that no amount of money can bring back the life of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in an accident. However, it can help you and your family move forward on a financial level as you are grieving such immense losses. It can be stressful to face a fatal pedestrian accident on your own. This is why you should speak with a skilled and knowledgeable Upper Pottsgrove Township wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian crash. Having the help of an attorney on your side during these complicated times can lessen some of the stress that you may be feeling. Our attorneys can assist you every step of the way as you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:
- Medical bills
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of companionship and consortium
We will stand by your side during these difficult times. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Upper Pottsgrove Township at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.