Lansdale, PA (February 5, 2022) – At 7:15 p.m. on the evening of Friday, February 4, a tractor-trailer accident happened on a roadway in Lansdale.
According to Philadelphia officials, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of the Sumneytown Pike around the area of Old Skippack Road. A tractor-trailer was driving in the area when, for reasons that are not yet known, it collided with one or more sedans. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged as a result.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the collision. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.
Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked in the area for some time with traffic being directed around it for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Tractor-trailer accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads. According to research by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, approximately 75% of big truck-related accidents in 2015 happened on highways in Pennsylvania. Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which means that they are capable of causing catastrophic harm in the event of an accident. Unfortunately, nothing can completely prevent these accidents from happening, as trucks will always navigate our roads. However, much can be done to ensure that these accidents are prevented as much as possible. Because it is never easy to face the aftermath of a truck-related collision, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has your best interests in mind after an accident.
If you have been hurt in a truck accident, you should have the assistance of a Lansdale truck accident attorney on your side. Truck accidents share some of the most common characteristics with other accidents but they are actually known for being so much more complex in other ways. This is due to the fact that truck drivers are expected to follow many rules and regulations. On top of this, many different parties could be at fault for a truck-related collision. These include the following parties:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident and know that another party is to blame, you should be prepared to speak with a Lansdale personal injury lawyer immediately.
Lansdale Truck Accident Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those injured in truck accidents. So much is at stake when it comes to your claim, which is why you should never move forward without the help of an attorney on your side. Our attorneys will help you work toward the justice and compensation you deserve during these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact a truck accident attorney in Lansdale at (215) 600-0681 for the help you deserve at this time.
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