Elizabeth, PA (May 12, 2022) – A car wreck resulted in injuries on a roadway in Elizabeth on Thursday, May 12. The incident was reported to responders at approximately 1:20 p.m.
The incident occurred in the 1000 block of Weigles Hill Road near the Elizabeth Forward High School. Responders were sent to the scene shortly after it happened to help the involved parties.
Reports show that at least one person was treated for injuries by paramedics at the scene. The total number of victims transported to the hospital has not been reported at this time.
Drivers commuting near the crash scene were asked to use different travel routes for approximately 30 minutes while responders worked in the area. Police in Elizabeth continue their investigations into the details of the incident.
We hope for the full recovery of those with injuries.
Pennsylvania Injury Accidents
In Pennsylvania, there are hundreds of thousands of auto accidents per year. The state has a relatively high population, which can lead to more frequent and dangerous auto accidents. On average, more than 70,000 are hurt in these wrecks every year. Across the nation, more than 90% of vehicle collisions are caused by driver negligence/error of some kind. Driver error may include driver intoxication, speeding, or drowsy driving, to name a few. Over 30% of fatal PA car crashes happen due to intoxicated drivers. Distracted driving causes almost 1 million car accidents per year in the United States, while drowsy driving results in approximately 100,000 wrecks per year.
A skilled Pennsylvania personal injury lawyer will use numerous sources to help you figure out what led to your accident. These sources include referencing witness statements, traffic laws/regulations, police reports, and more to help you figure out the source of your injuries. A negligent driver may be held responsible for the cost of damages, either to a person or property, caused by his/her reckless/careless actions.
The Pittsburgh personal injury lawyers at Scanlon & Wojton Attorneys at Law are aware of how hard your life can change drastically when you’re injured in an accident. It is a wise choice to hire a personal injury lawyer who can help you navigate the complicated legal system in Pennsylvania. You will immediately benefit from more than 35 years of combined experience, our compassionate staff, and the valuable resources used by our established Pennsylvania law firm.
Your life can be changed forever by a serious crash. Contact our skilled car crash lawyers in Pittsburgh to help you recover from the aftermath of your accident. A car crash lawyer is your best bet to fully recover financially, emotionally, and physically after you’ve been injured. You can reach us at (412) 918-1241 as soon as you can so you can speak with a trusted personal injury attorney concerning your right toward compensation.
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