Valley Twp, PA – Torrie Loner Injured in Truck Accident on SR-54
Valley Township, PA (October 10, 2022) – A woman was injured in a serious truck accident that took place on a major roadway in Valley Township on Friday morning, October 7.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened around 6:40 a.m. on SR-54. Police confirmed that a tractor-trailer was driving up a steep incline on the roadway when it collided with a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The truck was allegedly driving about 25 miles per hour when the accident occurred.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the tractor-trailer, who has since been identified as 25-year-old Torrie Loner, was seriously injured in the accident. She was rushed to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Nobody else sustained injuries in the collision.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic for an extended period of time following the crash as police worked to clear the scene.
The investigation into the collision remains ongoing at this time.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the party who has been hurt in this accident. We hope that she will receive a speedy recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Tractor-trailers are some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads, weighing in at a whopping 80,000 or more pounds. This means that, in the event of an accident, they are capable of causing catastrophic and life-altering harm. In one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents and many even lost their lives. Pennsylvania is no stranger to these horrific accidents, which can turn lives upside-down within seconds. If you have been hurt in a truck accident and know that another party is to blame, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Many individuals wonder where they can turn after a truck accident. When you share the roads with these large vehicles, you never suspect that you will be seriously injured in a truck accident. Speaking with a Valley Township truck accident lawyer can ensure that your rights are being protected after an accident. There are many parties who could be to blame for a truck crash, such as the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies that employ drivers
- Cargo loaders
- Manufacturers of truck parts
After a truck accident, it is important that you speak with a Valley Township personal injury attorney as soon as possible.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those injured in Pennsylvania truck accidents over the years. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a truck accident entirely on your own. Our attorneys will assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects like medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. You should not have to stand alone after a truck accident that is not your fault. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Valley Township at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for 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.