Pittsburgh, PA (May 10, 2022) – At least one individual was injured in a traffic collision in Pittsburgh on May 10. At approximately 2:56 p.m. responders were dispatched to the wreck site on Library Road.
Reports indicate that the crash occurred on Library Road near Devassie Road. The contributing factors of the incident are currently under Police investigation.
Emergency crews including police, paramedics, and fire crews were sent to the crash site to assist those in need. One or more victims were taken to a local medical center by ambulance.
Delays in traffic ensued near the scene while emergency crews were in the area. Authorities told local drivers to utilize caution or different travel routes while paramedics and police worked at the site of the collision.
No further information has been reported at this time.
We hope for the full and fast recovery of the injured victims.
Pittsburgh Auto Accidents
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reports that, in 2018, Pennsylvania saw the third-lowest number of traffic accident fatalities on record–1,190. That number dropped lower in 2019, to 1,059, according to recent statistics provided by PennDOT. Roughly 125,267 collisions were reported in 2019, leading to injuries for approximately 76,243 people. Car crashes in the Keystone State in 2019 cost approximately $2,000 per capita.
More than 100,000 car wrecks cause injuries to over 70,000 people per year in PA. More than 1,000 people are killed in these traffic wrecks yearly. Sadly, driver negligence causes a majority of these incidents. Almost all of the reported traffic accidents in Pennsylvania and throughout the entire United States are the result of driver negligence/error, like speeding, intoxication, and distraction.
When victims are seriously injured in auto accidents, they have the option to take legal action by hiring a personal injury lawyer in Pennsylvania who will fight for their right to financial compensation. If negligence causes an accident, anyone injured in that accident besides the negligent driver themselves may be awarded financial compensation for their injuries and losses.
We are extensively experienced in assisting injured accident victims to get justice and compensation at Scanlon & Wojton Attorneys at Law. We are fully aware of the difficult mental and physical consequences victims are faced with, which pushes us to aggressively pursue the maximum compensation available for their injuries.
Compensation can help cover the cost associated with medical care, vehicle repair/replacement costs, mental health treatment, etc. You should not have to go broke paying for injuries you sustained in a wreck that was no fault of your own.
Our competent car crash attorneys in Pittsburgh are fully dedicated to assisting you with your personal injury claim for compensation. After you’ve been hurt in a car accident caused by negligence, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. We will answer any/all questions you have and do our best to put your mind at ease concerning your situation. Our skilled team builds solid legal claims to ensure that our clients are in an optimal position to move forward after their wrecks. Contact our personal injury law firm in Pittsburgh your earliest convenience at 412-918-1241 to be connected with a car wreck attorney in Pittsburgh.
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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.