Sadly, a truck accident on Interstate-78 killed a 25-year-old man. The truck accident took place on I-78 traveling eastbound outside of Allentown PA on September 20, 2017. The deceased hit a disabled tractor-trailer semi truck according to the Lehigh County Coroner’s office. The victim was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest, where he died of cervical spine personal injuries. Two people were trapped in the motor vehicle and were freed by the fire rescue crew. Interstate 78’s eastbound lanes were shut down until approximately 11:00 p.m. Pennsylvania State Police are continuing their investigation of this I-78 accident.
There are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as the cope with such a tragic loss. The Allentown wrongful death lawyers at the Trapani Law Firm would like to pass along our thoughts and prayers to all parties affected in this tragedy as they try and piece together what happened.
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible party. With offices in Allentown, Philadelphia and across the Lehigh Valley, the Trapani Law Firm encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give our wrongful death lawyers a call for a free consultation. We’re here to help.