Sullivan Twp, PA (February 13, 2023) – A local teacher was killed after being involved in a car crash in Sullivan Township on Saturday, February 11.
The deadly accident took place at the corner of Ritz and Aumick Roads at around 10:48 p.m. It was reported that a 47-year-old teacher from Troy was driving a GMC Acadia headed eastbound when she collided with a westbound Jeep Grand Cherokee driven by 35-year-old Michael J. Brown.
The GMC caught fire due to the impact. Brown reportedly tried to free the victim, but she suffered fatal injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was reportedly a teacher for over 15 years at Troy Area School District.
An ongoing investigation into the cause of the deadly crash is in progress.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
When compared to other states in the U.S., New Jersey has a higher accident rate than the national average. New Jersey has a crash rate of 359 accidents per 100 million miles. A car accident can happen at almost any time, and when it does, you need to be ready. If you or a member of your family is wounded in a car accident, you should speak with a lawyer to find out if you qualify for lost compensation.
You may be entitled to financial compensation if the death of a family member was caused by someone else’s negligence. You will need the assistance of a skilled personal injury attorney to win your case because there are so many different forms of damages that can be claimed in a wrongful death lawsuit. You should always hire a lawyer with the necessary training to make sure you are able to get everything you are due after a deadly car accident.
The surviving family members of a collision victim whose death was brought on by negligence may file a wrongful death lawsuit. Typically, the personal representative of the dead files these claims with the objective of giving the grieving family members financial support. In a few of circumstances, state law provides protection to the victim’s immediate family. You may be unsure if you are eligible for compensation after your family member is killed in an accident.
To guarantee that you and your family receive justice, the attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys will take all necessary steps to protect your fundamental rights. We invest everything in each wrongful death case that we accept. Our legal team constantly puts the needs of our clients first to ensure that the responsible party is brought to justice and that families can receive fair compensation in situations where another party’s negligence resulted in a fatal crash. Call a Sullivan Township wrongful death attorney at (215) 600-0681 if a loved one died unexpectedly as a result of someone else’s carelessness.
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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