West Chester, PA – Four-Vehicle Truck Accident with Injuries on US-202LawPaWriter
West Chester, PA (January 22, 2021) – Around 6:30 a.m. on Friday morning, January 22, a truck accident with injuries occurred on a major roadway in West Chester.
According to authorities, the accident took place in the northbound lanes of US-202 around the area of Matlack Street. Photographs taken at the scene showed that a utility truck crashed into the back of a box truck, sending it into two other vehicles. The accident led to extensive damages.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash to help those in need. The driver of the utility truck, who has not yet been identified, was trapped in the vehicle. He had to be extricated by fire crews and taken to the hospital, where he has since been listed in critical condition.
Due to the severity of the accident, debris was scattered all over the roadway. Police urged those in the area to use Route 52 as an alternate route.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Truck accidents are some of the most devastating and catastrophic accidents on Pennsylvania roads. This is largely due to the fact that trucks are some of the biggest vehicles on our roads that are capable of causing extensive harm. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 110,000 people were seriously injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. If you have sustained injuries in one of these accidents, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has handled these claims in the past.
Being injured in a Pennsylvania truck accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. Many people who are injured in these accidents will sustain injuries including broken bones, TBIs, spinal cord injuries, and more. On top of the injuries that you may have endured, you might also be dealing with a complex legal claim. This is especially true if you believe multiple parties could be to blame for an accident including truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, and more. If you have been hurt and you are unsure about where you can turn, you should have the help of a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney on your side.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys have assisted those injured in truck accidents in Pennsylvania over the years. We believe that you should always have legal help on your side as you navigate the legal system and work toward results. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical bills, lost income, therapy costs, and more. If you have been injured and you are unsure about where you can turn, please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member 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.