A dump truck crash in Lehigh Township, Pennsylvania resulted in a fatality and personal injuries for two victims. Around 5:30 pm, on Tuesday evening, a dump truck and car collided on Route 145, which left the 26-year-old man from Whitehall, Pennsylvania who was driving the car with fatal injuries. His female passenger sustained injuries during the dump truck crash and was taken to St. Luke’s Hospital for medical treatment. Reports state that other people were trapped in the car when the truck accident occurred.
When a car or another small vehicle collides with a large vehicle like a dump truck, the outcome could be devastating. Due to the size and girth of a truck, parties involved in the accident oftentimes incur a spate of personal injuries ranging in severity and even fatalities. Head-on collisions between two vehicles may originate from wrong way crashes, speeding, or distracted driving.
If you or your loved ones sustained personal injuries in a truck accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact our Philadelphia truck accident lawyers at McCann & Wall, LLC at 215-569-8488 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. Our lawyers represent clients in Pennsylvania, including Delaware County and Chester County, as well as in Delaware, and New Jersey.