Wilkes-Barre, PA – Fatal Cement Truck Collision on Laurel Run Rd

Wilkes-Barre, PA – Fatal Cement Truck Collision on Laurel Run Rd

Wilkes-Barre, PA (January 12, 2021) – On Monday, January 11, a fatal truck accident took place on a roadway in Wilkes-Barre.

The accident took place at around 11:30 a.m. on Monday, on Lauren Run Road when a cement truck and a pickup truck collided. The accident led to extensive damages.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene. The driver of the pickup truck, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision.

The roadway was closed in the area for an extended period of time.

No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania 

1/12 Wilkes-Barre, PA – Fatal Cement Truck Collision on Laurel Run Rd Truck accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve some of the largest vehicles that navigate our roads. In just one recent year’s time in the entire U.S., over 110,000 people were injured in truck accidents due to the reckless acts of others. Being injured in a truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should always seek the immediate help of an accident attorney.

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Our accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those injured in Pennsylvania truck accidents over the years. We believe that you should never stand alone as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for aspects like medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help 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 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.