Penn Hills, PA – Car Crash Ends in Injuries on Shannon Rd

Penn Hills, PA (May 14, 2022) – A car wreck reported in Penn Hills caused injuries on May 14. At approximately 2:22 a.m., responders were sent to the scene on Shannon Road. 

Sources say the crash happened in the 7000 block of Shannon Road for reasons still being investigated. Responders including police, fire crews, and EMTs were seen assisting those involved at the scene. 

Wounded parties were evaluated and treated for injuries at the crash site. At least one person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. 

The injured victims have not been identified at this time. Police continue to investigate the details of the wreck. 

Our thoughts are with everyone involved. We hope for their full recovery. 

Pennsylvania Car Accidents

Penn Hills, PA - Car Crash Ends in Injuries on Shannon RdMore than 100,000 Pennsylvania car wrecks happen per year. Across the nation, 9 out of 10 car accidents are caused by some form of driver negligence/error. Driver error includes drowsy, distracted, or intoxicated driving and disobeying traffic laws. More than 30% of car wrecks reported in Pennsylvania are caused by intoxication. Almost 1 million car accidents are caused by distracted driving while drowsy driving causes more than 100,000 car wrecks per year.  

The injuries that often result from car wrecks caused by negligence are usually more severe than those that result from other types of crashes. This is due to the reckless/careless manner in which negligent drivers behave. Riding in a vehicle is one of the most common activities Americans engage in on a daily basis. Unfortunately, and alarmingly, it is also one of the most dangerous and deadly. Statistics show that each time you get into a vehicle, you have an approximate 1 in 103 chance of being involved in a collision. 

A Pennsylvania personal injury lawyer will use numerous sources to assist you in determining who caused your crash. They will use information concerning state traffic laws, witness statements, police reports, and other resources to help you figure out whether your accident was caused by negligence. A negligent driver should always be held accountable for their actions so they are deterred from putting anyone else at risk in the future. 

The car crash lawyers at Scanlon & Wojton Attorneys at Law will work with you throughout your personal injury claim to make sure you understand your legal rights. We will always promptly return your phone calls, answer any/all questions you have pertaining to your case, and actively seek full and fair compensation for the damages you may be faced with. 

Our team at Scanlon & Wojton Attorneys at Law has far-reaching experience with going to trial and defending the legal rights of our injured and bereaved clients. We use big-company resources to assist you in receiving the maximum compensation available for your injuries. Our team is always prepared to go to court, if necessary, to fully protect your best interests. 

Contact our Pennsylvania car accident lawyers at Scanlon & Wojton Attorneys at Law at your earliest convenience (412) 918-1241 to get started on your personal injury claim. We only get paid if we are able to successfully award you compensation for your injuries and losses. Because we work on a contingency fee basis, you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by enlisting the help of one of our attorneys. 

Note: We utilize outside sources when creating this post. We have not independently verified all of the facts surrounding this incident. If you locate any information that is not correct, please contact our firm so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. 

Disclaimer: This blog is not a solicitation for business. None of the information in this post is intended to be medical advice. If you are injured in an accident, seek medical attention immediately. The information in this post is not legal advice. The photo used in this post is not from the accident scene described in this blog post.

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