Posted On: April 15, 2010 by Pennsylvania Personal Injury Attorney

Drag Racing Cars Hit and Kill Teen

Delaware State Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash on April 6 with two cars that were drag racing. According to this article on, detectives believe that the two cars were street racing on Route 273 in Delaware.

The article reported that as the cars ran a red light, one of them struck a 16-year-old teen from Newark, DE and he died at the scene.

The drivers fled the scene of the accident and police are searching for the cars.

Wrongful death incidents are traumatic mainly because they are entirely preventable occurrences. When a death is caused by a hit-and-run car accident, families are often left to endure an even greater amount of grief.

The family of the deceased man in this case would be well advised to seek the advice of experienced wrongful death attorney. When needless death occurs due to negligence of another party, wrongful death lawsuits can be filed. In these lawsuits, the decedent’s heirs sue the negligent party or parties for damages related to the loss of life and their own pain and suffering. It is recommended that families who think their family member’s death was wrongful first contact a wrongful death attorney for a case assessment. If the case is valid, the attorney can help investigate the claim, gather evidence, represent them in court, and collect the compensation they deserve.

The attorneys at Cherry Fieger Marciano understand the devastating impact a Pennsylvania wrongful death can have on a family. They can help you find justice and compensation for your loved one’s death. Your case consultation with one of these Philadelphia, PA wrongful death attorneys is free of charge and completely confidential.

The Pennsylvania personal injury lawyers at Cherry, Fieger, & Marciano use their knowledge, their aptitude and their ability in pursuit of obtaining considerable damages for the injured party.