W Penn Twp, PA – Several Injured in Car Crash at Rte 309 & Blue Mtn DrPa Accident News
West Penn Township, PA (October 16, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a car accident that took place at an intersection in West Penn Township on Saturday afternoon, October 15.
According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened in the afternoon at the intersection of Route 309 and Blue Mountain Drive. Police confirmed that a driver was headed south in the area of the intersection when the driver lost control of their vehicle, causing it to crash off the side of the road into the guardrail. The involved vehicle was badly damaged in the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders in the area were dispatched to the scene. Numerous parties inside the vehicle sustained injuries in the collision. The parties were extricated and then rushed to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not entirely known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have been hurt as a result of this accident with hopes of a speedy recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania has been seeing an unfortunate increase in car accidents over recent years. There are many possible reasons for this but, the truth is, drivers do not always pay close attention to the roads around them and collisions happen in the blink of an eye. Every day, hundreds of car accidents happen due to reckless acts. Each year, approximately 168 people were injured in reported car accidents each day. These accidents can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of a person’s life. If you have been hurt in a collision and wonder where you can turn, you should speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind.
After a car accident, you may be feeling alone and confused about your options moving forward. Speaking with a West Penn Township car accident attorney is in your best interests during these difficult times. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. An attorney can help you show that the following aspects were present in your case:
- A driver owed you a duty of care
- A driver breached the duty of care
- The breach in duty led to the accident
- The accident led to injuries and damages
After a collision, you should seek the immediate help of a West Penn Township personal injury lawyer that you can trust.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here to assist you after a car accident that was caused by another party. We understand how difficult it can be to get back on your feet after a collision that was caused by another party. Having an attorney on your side can greatly lessen some of the stress that you may be feeling in your accident claim. We are here for you every step of the way during these difficult times. Please contact a car accident attorney in West Penn Township at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
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.