Cohen, Feeley, Altemose & Rambopersonal injury workers' compensation
Call Us Today For A FREE Consultation 888-854-6895
Cohen, Feeley, Altemose & Rambo personal injury workers' compensation

Truck accident claims 2 victims on Pennsylvania roadway

A mother and her daughter are dead after a recent tragic Pennsylvania crash. The truck accident that claimed the lives of the two women occurred in South Strabane Township on a recent Saturday. The collision ended in the arrest of the driver of the truck that killed the victims. Authorities charged the truck driver with vehicular homicide.

According to an early report, the women were travelling eastbound when the truck accident occurred. A tractor-trailer truck was travelling westbound on Interstate 70 when the driver lost control of his vehicle. When he lost control, the vehicle traveled across the median of the roadway, where it flipped over and skidded into on-coming traffic.

The female victims of the fatal truck accident were driving a car that was hit and crushed by the skidding tractor-trailer. Both women were killed at the scene. It is unclear why the truck driver lost control of his large vehicle before the accident happened.

Pennsylvania officials will likely review all available evidence of the crash to determine exactly why the truck driver lost control and ran into the victim's car. In such cases, authorities will typically look to physical evidence and speak with eyewitnesses. This is the procedure that regularly occurs in accident investigations and is likely to happen here, though official details of any inquiry have not been published. Once the information is made available, the survivors of the deceased women may find that they are able to make a wrongful death claim against the truck accident for damages caused by the loss of their loved ones.

Source: The Washington Post, "Charles Co. mother, daughter killed in Pa. crash," Nov. 26, 2012

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information
get your free consultation

Take The First Step To Protecting Your Rights Get Your FREE Consultation

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

map-image map-image map-image map-image

Bethlehem Office
2851 Baglyos Circle
Suite 200
Bethlehem, PA 18020

Toll Free: 888-854-6895
Phone: 610-295-5321
Fax: 610-332-2722
Bethlehem Law Office Map

Allentown Office
801 Hamilton Street
5th Floor
Allentown, PA 18101

Toll Free: 888-854-6895
Phone: 610-295-5321
Allentown Law Office Map

Whitehall Office
352 5th Street, Suite C
Whitehall, PA 18052

Toll Free: 888-854-6895
Phone: 610-295-5321
Whitehall Law Office Map

Stroudsburg Office
706 Monroe St.
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Stroudsburg Law Office Map

Call Us Today For A
Free Consultation