Reading, PA – One Killed in Fatal Rollover Accident on PA-61

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April 28, 2022

Reading, PA (April 28, 2022) – Around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, April 28, one person was killed in a fatal rollover accident in Reading.

According to local officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of PA-61. Two vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes of traffic when they became involved in a collision due to reasons that are not entirely known. One of the vehicles rolled multiple times as a result, ejecting its driver.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The victim who was ejected from the vehicle was tragically pronounced dead at the scene. It is not known if anybody received injuries as a result of the accident.

The roadway was blocked in the area of Bellevue Avenue for several hours. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

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

Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Though many of these accidents are minor fender-benders, others are incredibly severe and even fatal in nature. Hundreds of lives are lost every month in the state of Pennsylvania due to severe car accidents. In 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents and many others were seriously injured. Fatal car accidents take on many forms but rollover accidents are known for being some of the most severe. These accidents happen due to many different reasons, including the following:

  • Driver distractions
  • Intoxication
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

If you have lost somebody you love in a fatal collision, you should speak with a dedicated attorney who has handled these claims in the past.

The loss of a loved one in a car accident can take you by surprise, as these accidents happen so unexpectedly. If you have lost someone you love in a collision, you should be prepared to speak with a Reading car accident lawyer immediately. Having the help of an attorney can assist you in answering any questions that you may have along the way. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you should never have to worry about the bills that pile up against you. It is imperative that you speak with a Reading wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Reading Wrongful Death Attorneys 

Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here for you after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in an accident. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. We are here for you in your time of need. Please contact a wrongful death attorney in Reading at (215) 600-0681 for more information on what options are available for you.

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. 

Disclaimer: The photos used in this post were not taken at this accident scene. All information contained in this post is informational and not intended to be considered legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.