West Saint Clair Township Multiple-Vehicle Crash Kills Two
Two tractor-trailers drivers were killed and two automobile drivers injured in a five-vehicle crash on May 10 in West Saint Clair Township, Pennsylvania. According to this article on www.times-news.com, a 2000 Sterling Truck tractor pulling a trailer was traveling eastbound when it struck the rear bumper of a 1997 Pontiac Grand Am pushing the Vogel vehicle into the westbound lane.
The Sterling truck tractor began to roll over onto its driver side and then struck a westbound 2006 International truck and pushed the impacted tanker trailer over the guardrail and down an embankment.
The Sterling rig then struck an eastbound 2003 Suzuki Vitara and a 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier, which caused extensive damage to both vehicles.
The trucking company could be held liable for serious injuries caused as a result of this multi-vehicle accident. The people who were injured may have rights to compensation for their losses and injuries. The owner of the truck may also be liable.
The injured victims would be well advised to consult a knowledgeable Pennsylvania truck accident lawyer who is experienced with trucking collisions and multiple party claims.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, the Philadelphia traffic accident lawyers at Cherry, Fieger, and Marciano will review all relevant facts to assist in determining which party was at fault and who should assume responsibilities. Some factors that may be of importance during this process may include road conditions, weather conditions, the condition of the vehicles involved (i.e., faulty or defective auto parts), and whether or not alcohol or drugs were involved.
If your vehicle sustained any damaged in the incident, repairs can be assessed by a body shop. Of course, your physical and emotional injuries associated with the PA auto accident are of the extremely important, and may result in compensation for pain and suffering, loss of future income, and loss of current income due to inability to perform job duties.
Cherry, Fieger, and Marciano have years of experience representing Pennsylvania vehicle accident cases, including motorcycle accident injury and truck accident injury cases. Call today for a free consultation with one of our experienced lawyers.