Wyalusing, PA – Fatal Motorcycle Crash Involving Truck on Rte 706
Wyalusing, PA (May 16, 2022) – After 9 a.m. on Monday morning, May 16, a fatal motorcycle accident took place on a roadway in Wyalusing.
The accident, according to Susquehanna officials, took place on Route 706 around the area of State Route 267. A motorcyclist was traveling in the area when they were suddenly struck by the driver of a dump truck due to reasons that are not entirely known. The motorcycle was badly damaged as a result of the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and a coroner was called to the scene to help. The Susquehanna County Coroner pronounced the driver of the motorcycle deceased at the scene. It is not known if anyone was injured in the collision.
Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the road was blocked in the area for some time. PennDOT issued a statement around 11:50 a.m. that the road was reopened in the area.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the motorcyclist at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents in all of Pennsylvania. These accidents have been, unfortunately, increasing on our roads in the state of Pennsylvania over the years. In 2020, in fact, it was reported that approximately 3,398 motorcycle accidents took place due to the negligence of others in Pennsylvania. On top of this, 215 people lost their lives in these accidents. If you have lost someone close to you in a motorcycle accident in Pennsylvania, you may wonder where you and your family can turn. It is essential that you have the help of a skilled attorney on your side at this time.
The loss of a loved one in a motorcycle accident can completely turn your life upside-down. Many families are not treated fairly after suffering from these losses, as insurance companies are not interested in paying out what they are supposed to. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about how you will afford to pay the bills. This already-stressful time in your life should not be made even more stressful. Speaking with a Wyalusing wrongful death attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected at this time.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys are here to help you get back on your feet after you have lost someone you love in a motorcycle accident. We understand how important it is to have the help of an attorney on your side who has your best interests in mind. We will help you obtain your best chances at success during this difficult time in your life. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including some of the following:
- Medical bills
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
- Loss of consortium
If you have sustained the loss of a loved one, you should know that you have many options under Pennsylvania law. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you.
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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.