Rise of Semi-Truck Auto Accidents Pennsylvania Raises Questions About Safety
The state of Pennsylvania became concerned with semi-truck safety after the increase in new semi-truck accidents in Cranberry Township. Countless truck accidents have left innocent motorists severely injured and some have been fatal. While reports rise, the Pennsylvania government is taking very little action. If you are injured by a semi-truck in the state of Pennsylvania, one of the few options that you have is to file a personal injury lawsuit.
In order to file a personal injury lawsuit, you will need to get in touch with a qualified truck accident attorney. The attorneys can help hold negligent truck operators accountable for injuries caused by the accident. A lawsuit can help provide you with a settlement that can help pay for medical expenses, missed wages, and other damages that you might have incurred as a result of the accident.
Rolled Over Truck on I-79
On October 19th, a semi-truck rolled over near Moon Run on Interstate 79. A tractor-trailer and a dump truck collided around 9 am causing the southbound road to be blocked off for hours. Thankfully, no injuries were reported.
Fatal Incident After Semi-Truck Crash in Indiana County
On October 18th, a truck driver passed away in Indiana County after his semi-truck rolled over at an intersection before smashing into a utility pole, two vehicles, and a mobile home. Witnesses reported that despite the amount of destruction, the semi-truck was not going at a fast speed when the accident occurred; showing that semi-trucks can be dangerous even at slow speeds.
Semi-Truck Accident near Ohio and Pennsylvania Border
There are many reported semi-truck accidents along the Ohio Turnpike near the Pennsylvania border. An accident occurred on October 18th where a semi-truck went over a cement barrier and crashed. The collision caused the road to be closed for hours. Authorities did not report if there were any injuries.
Pennsylvania Turnpike Accident Involving Mack Truck Results in Fatal Crash
On October 13th, a collision between a Mack truck and an SUV resulted in another fatal crash. The driver of the SUV died after smashing into the back of the Mack truck. The Mack truck was slowed down due to a traffic incident. The driver of the Mack truck was not injured, showing that when a large commercial truck and passenger vehicle collide, the smaller vehicle gets more of the damage.
Get the Help of a Qualified Attorney
If you are involved in a trucking accident, there are many legal professionals who can help assist you. With their assistance, you can pursue a favorable legal outcome and a substantial settlement for your injuries. Negligent truckers and operators should be held accountable for causing semi-truck accidents.
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