York, PA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on S Richland Ave

York, PA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on S Richland Ave

York, PA (January 5, 2021) – On Monday evening, January 4, a fatal pedestrian accident took place on a roadway in York.

According to officials, the accident took place on South Richland Avenue when a motorist was traveling southbound and struck a pedestrian in the area.

The female pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was severely injured as a result of the accident. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

The roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time until police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation continues.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

1/5 York, PA – Fatal Pedestrian Accident on S Richland Ave Pennsylvania sees more pedestrian-related accidents every year than many other states in the U.S. In just 2018, it was reported that 1,190 people were killed in pedestrian accidents within the entire state of Pennsylvania. Because pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, they are prone to some of the worst harm in the event of an accident. If you have lost somebody that you love in an accident, you should have the help of an attorney on your side.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the loss of a loved one as a result of an accident. However, this is the reality that hundreds of families face every single year. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you and your family. It is important that you have the help of a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania on your side for the assistance you deserve. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in pedestrian accidents at www.law-pa.com.

Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those who have lost loved ones throughout the state. We understand how distressing it can be to face the aftermath of a fatal accident and offer our assistance and resources to you in your time of need. We will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a Pennsylvania accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for more information on the options you have at this time.

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.