Three-Vehicle AccidentA three-vehicle accident in Erie has left multiple people injured.

The accident happened Tuesday March 27th around 9:30 p.m. at the corner of W 12th St. and Cherry St.

Police report that a man driving a pick-up truck crashed into an SUV that was in a turning lane trying to turn onto Cherry St. The impact forced the SUV into a passenger van carrying 14 people.

Several people were injured in the crash and taken to nearby hospitals for treatment.

Police suspect the driver of the pick-up truck, who caused the initial crash, was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident.

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: Erietvnews.com, “Multiple Passengers Hospitalized After Three-Car Accident”