Whitehall Twp, PA – Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on S Church St
Whitehall Township, PA (July 20, 2022) – A man was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash that took place on a roadway in Whitehall Township on Wednesday evening, July 20.
Lehigh County officials confirmed that the accident happened in the evening hours on South Church Street around the area of Chestnut Street and Bridge Street. A motorcyclist was traveling on the roadway in the area when it was struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The motorcycle was towed away from the scene due to severe damage.
Lehigh County fire crews and paramedics were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody inside the passenger vehicle sustained injuries in the collision.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released at this time. Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.
We offer our warmest sympathies to the family and friends of the party who has lost their life in this accident.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle riders, unfortunately, are at a disadvantage on our roads when it comes to accidents. Because motorcyclists have no protection from harm, they are likely to become seriously injured or killed when involved in an accident with another vehicle. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place in Pennsylvania, with approximately 215 of these accidents leading to fatalities. Losing a loved one in one of these accidents can be incredibly life-altering in nature. If you have lost someone close to you in a motorcycle accident, you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.
When you and your family have lost someone you love in a motorcycle accident, you should know that you have options. Speaking with an attorney is in your best interests. While you may not be experiencing any physical pain due to a motorcycle accident, a fatal collision can certainly affect your life on both emotional and financial levels. No amount of money can change the fact that a loved one has been taken from you but it can help you move forward financially. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, you should speak with a Whitehall Township wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. If you have suffered at the hands of another party, you have many rights and options under Pennsylvania law. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have lost someone you love in an accident, we are here for you. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Whitehall Township at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.