26 passengers were sent to the hospital on August 20, 2017 when a tractor-trailer auto accident took place on Interstate 78 in Easton PA. The tractor-trailer semi truck caused a bus accident around 3:30 a.m. in Northampton County, PA. According to Pennsylvania State Police, both motor vehicles were traveling eastbound. A spokesperson for St. Luke’s University Hospital said three passengers remain in the Bethlehem hospital with serious personal injuries but thankfully; none of them are in critical condition. Additionally, ten passengers were taken to the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown for minor personal injuries. The Easton bus accident scene on I-78 was cleared around 5:10 a.m.
Our semi truck accident attorneys have seen a rise in tractor-trailer accidents over the past years due to an increase in trucking companies located in Easton and the greater Lehigh Valley. The Trapani Law Firm recently represented the estate of a young father who suffered a wrongful death in a tractor-trailer semi truck accident. Our Easton personal injury lawyers are doing our best to communicate the dangers that the additional trucking companies are creating to our local Pennsylvania highways, such as Interstate 78. If you would like more information our Pennsylvania truck accident lawyers are available anytime by phone. Call us today for a free consultation. We’d like to help.