Five people were killed on the Pennsylvania turnpike during the first week of 2020 in a huge crash that also injured 60 people.
While a collision of this magnitude is thankfully not a regular occurrence, Pennsylvania was listed in the top 5 states to have the most fatal truck accidents according to a recent study. Pennsylvania was ranked #1 in fatal underride crashes (where a vehicle slides underneath a large truck) leading the nation with 118 fatalities. The second largest number of truck-related deaths was California with 89 deaths.
Any motor vehicle accident can turn out to be serious, or even deadly, but due to their size and difficult maneuverability, tractor trailer accidents have much more potential to have catastrophic results. Other frequent injuries from trucking accidents include…
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
Routine collisions can be confusing enough, but when a truck is involved, it can raise many other questions about liability if a corporation is involved. The team at Cordisco & Saile has decades of experience helping ordinary people fight big corporations to get the compensation they deserve. Let us take the confusion out of this process so you can focus on getting better. If you have been seriously injured in an accident involving a large truck or tractor trailer, contact Cordisco & Saile for a free consultation.
See below for more information on which Pennsylvania roads have the most fatalities.