A nine-vehicle accident in Slipper Rock has left at least eight people injured.

The accident happened November 28th around 4:45 p.m. at the intersection of Routes 422 and 388 in Slippery Rock Township near Sheetz.

Police report that a tractor-trailer failed to stop and crashed into the back of a stopped vehicle, causing a chain reaction.  Police also said there was no evidence the tractor-trailer tried to stop before the crash.

At least eight people were injured in the crash and taken to nearby hospitals for treatment. Three of those injured were listed in critical condition.

The crash sent some vehicles airborne, leaving them unrecognizable. 

The crash is currently under investigation.

Recovering compensation after an accident.

In an accident such as this, the victims may file a personal injury claim against the at fault party. Filing a claim will help pay for damages caused by the accident such as medical bills, wage loss and pain and suffering. Multi-vehicle accident claims can become quite complex, as often there may be multiple parties injured.  It is important that you contact a personal injury attorney.  Call 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a car accident lawyer in Pittsburgh at Berger and Green today.

 Source: KDKA2, “8 Injured In 9-Vehicle Chain Reaction Crash In Slippery Rock Twp.”