A head-on collision on Route 422 in Indiana Township has left one man dead.
Authorities say a 26-year-old woman crossed over the center lines and struck the victim head-on. The victim was trapped inside his vehicle. Firefighter were able to extricate him from his vehicle; however, his injuries were fatal and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident is still under investigation.
Route 422 from Parkwood Road to Trim Tree Road was closed for several hours.
It has not been confirmed, however, most head-on collisions result from distracted driving. Distracted driving is not only illegal it is deadly. Texting is the biggest form of distracted driving we see today and sadly, innocent lives are being lost because of it. Do your part by avoiding distractions in the vehicle and never text and drive.
Recovering compensation after an accident.
If a loved one was killed in an accident, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney right away to review your family’s rights. You may be able to file a civil wrongful death claim.
Pursuing a claim after losing a loved one will never fill the void left by a loved one’s passing away. It is not a matter of profiting for the family left behind, but rather recovering. The recovery of damages can alleviate the unexpected funeral costs and expenses accrued when a loved one passes.
Call 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Pittsburgh at Berger and Green today.
Source: KDKA2, “Man Killed In Indiana Co. Crash”