Philadelphia, PA (October 16, 2023) – On Monday, the Northampton County Coroner’s Office confirmed that a third motorist involved in a wrong two-way crash along Route 22 in Bethlehem Township had been declared deceased.
A 76-year-old man from Bushkill Township was taken to St. Luke’s Anderson campus in Bethlehem Township on Saturday, where he was subsequently declared dead. Authorities confirmed the deaths of the man and two others involved in the three-car collision.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, a 58-year-old man from Summit Hill, Carbon County, crashed his red 2018 Chevrolet Silverado while traveling in the wrong way along Route 22 at about 10:40 a.m. on Thursday.
State police said that the deceased victim, driving a 2002 black Chevrolet Silverado, and a 22-year-old man were both hit by the red Silverado. The latter was traveling in a 1997 Honda Civic.
According to the state police report, two victims were injured and transported to St. Luke’s Hospital-Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township. Lehigh County Coroner’s Office officials confirmed that at 7:45 p.m. on Sunday, the other driver was declared dead at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Fountain Hill from his injuries.
No further details were released, and the conditions of any remaining injured victims were not released. An investigation is still ongoing.
Our sincere condolences go out to the families of all victims who died due to this accident. Our thoughts are with any other injured victims in hopes of their complete recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Fatal motor vehicle accidents in Pennsylvania take the lives of more than 1,100 people annually. These accidents continue to take place despite the number of laws that we have in place to protect motorists. A significant number of these accidents take place as a result of drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Operating a vehicle while impaired can significantly impact the driver’s ability to maintain control over it and to make responsible decisions.
When victims lose their lives as a result of accidents involving drunk drivers, their families are often able to take legal action. Pursuing a wrongful death claim against the responsible driver can provide families with the financial resources that they need to cover funeral arrangements, burial expenses, and more. If your family member has died as a result of a fatal accident, you must seek legal assistance right away from a Philadelphia wrongful death lawyer. Waiting can jeopardize your chances of making a full recovery.
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