York, PA – Woman Killed in Fatal Tractor-Trailer Collision on US-30
York, PA (January 8, 2023) – A woman was killed in a fatal tractor-trailer accident that took place on a major roadway in York on the evening of Saturday, January 7.
According to York County officials, the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. in the eastbound lanes of US-30 around the area of North Hills Road. Police confirmed that a woman was traveling eastbound in her passenger vehicle when it became involved in a rear-end collision with a tractor-trailer due to reasons that are not entirely known. The passenger vehicle was extensively damaged in the collision.
Several York responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The driver of the passenger vehicle, identified as a 55-year-old woman, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.
A large portion of the road was blocked in the area of the accident for some time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken as a result of the accident.
Fatal Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Accidents involving large trucks take place more commonly than other collisions within the state of Pennsylvania. Hundreds of lives are taken in these accidents every year, most of which could have been prevented if drivers and others paid close attention to the roads around them. In 2015 alone, it was reported that 7,465 big truck accidents took place in Pennsylvania, leading to fatalities in 130 individuals. Losing a loved one in a truck accident can be a life-altering experience, leaving you to feel alone and confused. You and your family have options moving forward at this time.
The aftermath of a fatal collision can be a life-altering thing to face. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal truck accident, it is crucial that you speak with a dedicated York truck accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. While you are grieving, you should not have to worry about how you are going to afford to pay the bills that keep piling up. There are several parties who could be at fault for a truck accident, such as the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
You have options and should always move forward with the help of a dedicated York wrongful death attorney that you can trust.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you and your family have lost a loved one in a fatal truck accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling both emotionally and financially after a fatal accident of any kind. Our attorneys have handled many wrongful death claims in the past and will stand by your side when you need it the most. Please contact a truck accident attorney in York at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.