Lehigh Tunnel Accident Kills Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver on I-476

A Semi truck driver suffered his wrongful death in the Lehigh Tunnel when an electrical pole crashed through his windshield on February 21, 2018. The Lehigh Valley truck accident killed the 70-year-old truck driver on Interstate 476 around 6:00 p.m. The Lehigh County coroner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death. The tractor-trailer truck was driving southbound on the Northeast Extension in Lehigh County. The southbound highway lanes of the Lehigh Tunnel were closed for several hours due to this horrible Lehigh Valley tractor-trailer accident. Pennsylvania State Police are conducting an ongoing investigation.

Our Lehigh Valley personal injury lawyers at the Trapani Law Firm would like to pass along our thoughts and prayers to all the family members and friends affected by this tragic Lehigh Tunnel truck accident. Sadly, there are no words that can comfort everyone during this difficult time. We are here to support everyone involved, while they try and piece together what happened.

Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend. 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. The wrongful death attorneys at the Trapani Law Firm would like to help anyone who may find themselves in this unfortunate situation. We will get to work on your loved one’s behalf so that you can focus on your family. Please give us a call for a free consultation with our Lehigh Valley personal injury lawyers.

Last Updated on April 27, 2022

Matthew C. Trapani

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