Fatal accidents can happen without notice in many situations. These accidents can take the lives of people Pennsylvania residents love. When this happens, families can be left questioning why the accident occurred and how it could have been prevented. Automobile accidents, in particular, have a great risk of fatal injuries. Cars and trucks can be lethal weapons when drivers fail to follow safety rules and pay attention to the roadway.
Recently, in Pennsylvania, one person has died as a result of a fatal car accident. In this case, a 57-year-old man was killed in the two car accident. The accident occurred off of State Route 309 around 3:00 p.m.
The man was declared dead on the scene at 3:39 p.m. Police have also said another individual was injured in the accident, but no information was released about this victim.
There are a few details about how the accident occurred. Police have said that it occurred between two sedans, near the entrance of a mobile home park. Authorities investigated the accident for a long time following the accident. In fact, the roadway was shut down for several hours after the fatal car crash. Pennsylvania State police and local authorities were both on the case.
Fatal car accidents, like this one, can be devastating to family members. They can suddenly find themselves without a loved one and without the financial contributions that the person made.
In these cases, a wrongful death lawsuit can help to compensate the family for their losses. While this compensation cannot heal the emotional pain they suffer after the loss of a loved one, it can help to alleviate the financial stress caused by the accident.
Source: Times Leader, "Victim identified in fatal Dallas Twp. crash," Bill O'Boyle, April 7, 2016