Waynesboro, PA – Fatal Accident at Anthony Hwy and Tomstown RdLaw Pa
Waynesboro, PA (August 26, 2020) – Around 8:23 p.m. last night, August 25, a fatal accident took place at an intersection in Waynesboro.
Washington Township Police were dispatched to the scene of the accident, which took place at the intersection of Anthony Highway and Tomstown Road. Police confirmed that a Kia Optima was traveling east on Orchard Road into the intersection where it collided with a Ford Expedition.
The accident led to severe damages to the vehicles involved. One vehicle overturned as a result of the collision but ended up becoming upright by the time it came to a rest.
Paramedics were immediately dispatched to the scene of the accident. Both drivers were injured as a result of the accident. One of the drivers died from their injuries after arriving at the hospital. Their identities are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Intersections are some of the most dangerous places on our roads. In just one recent year’s time, approximately 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to the negligence of others.
Fatal collisions occur every single day in the state of Pennsylvania, taking the lives of loved ones and leaving families in one of the most challenging positions of their lives. In one day’s time, approximately three people will be killed in these accidents due to reckless reasons. If you have lost someone you love in an accident that is not their fault, it is essential that you have the help of an attorney by your side. Nobody should have to stand alone after they have suffered one of the most devastating losses in their life.
In the blink of an eye, a loved one could be taken in a fatal accident that is not their fault. Families are often left to grieve their losses as they navigate the legal system toward compensation for their injuries and losses. Some of these damages include medical bills that a loved one has incurred, pain and suffering, funeral costs, and more. You have a right to justice and compensation so that you can get back on your feet. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, it is imperative that you immediately speak with a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our skilled accident attorneys are here to help you if you have suffered the excruciating loss of a loved one. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling as the bills continue to pile up against you at this time. You should never have to worry about how you will afford the bills as you are grieving, which is why we open our arms to you at this time. Please contact an accident attorney that you can trust at (215) 731-9900 or https://www.law-pa.com/contact-us/ to find out what options you have.
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