Oreland, PA (February 6, 2022) – On Sunday morning, February 6, a man was killed in a fatal pedestrian crash in Oreland.
According to Philadelphia officials, the accident happened on State Road around the area of Golf Road. An adult male was walking in the area near the intersection when he was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle in the area. It is believed that the driver of the vehicle stopped and remained at the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The male pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. Nobody else was injured in the collision.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes as police worked to clear the scene. Police said that the driver has not yet been charged for her role in the accident.
No further details have been released but 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
Pennsylvania has seen an increase in pedestrian accidents over the years in Pennsylvania. Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives in pedestrian accidents in Pennsylvania every year. In fact, in 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 145 pedestrians were killed and many others were injured in pedestrian accidents. This means that Pennsylvania stands at 15th in the country when it comes to the states with the most pedestrian accidents. Pedestrians are the most at-risk parties on our roads. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely in a pedestrian accident. If you have sustained these losses, you should have the assistance of an attorney on your side.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident entirely on their own. If you have sustained these losses, you and your family should speak with an Oreland pedestrian accident lawyer. As you are grieving the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. The loss of a loved one can leave you in a difficult position that you are not prepared for. If you have suffered from these losses, you should speak with an Oreland wrongful death lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Oreland Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident. We understand how difficult it can be to face these losses on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
If you have lost somebody you love in a pedestrian accident, you have a variety of options. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Oreland at (215) 600-0681 for the help you deserve.
Note: Our team of writers uses secondary sources to produce this post including local and state media and news sources, local and state police incident reports, social medial platforms as well as eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Pennsylvania. For that reason, if you find any information that is not correct, please contact Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys as soon as possible so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. A post will be removed upon request.
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