Train Accident Causes Wrongful Death in Allentown

An Allentown train accident caused the wrongful death of a 35-year-old Macungie man on May 4, 2018. The Lehigh County coroner was called to the train accident scene after a pedestrian was struck by a Norfolk Southern train around 2:30 p.m. The mixed freight train was traveling from Allentown PA to Alabama. The train accident took place near the 1100 block of Chestnut Street. The Lehigh County coroner has scheduled an autopsy for Monday morning. Additionally, Pennsylvania State Police and the Emmaus Police Department are investigating the Allentown wrongful death train accident.

Our Allentown wrongful death attorneys at the Trapani Law Firm would like to pass along our thoughts and prayers to all the family and friends affected by this tragic train accident. Those who are involved in any form of train accident should seek immediate medical treatment. If you are in a train accident it is important to get checked out immediately. Neck pain and back pain can very serious and should not be ignored. Additionally, these injuries can manifest themselves days after the train accident.

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Last Updated on April 27, 2022

Matthew C. Trapani

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