A tragic accident in Lebanon County occurred over the weekend that resulted in the death of a 26-year-old mother and her 3-year-old son. The accident happened in the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 164 and Mllerstown Road in North Woodbury Township, Blair County at around 5:30 a.m. Saturday, and was due to a vehicle’s failure to stop at a stop sign.
According to the Pennsylvania State police, Mariam A. Newswanger and her 3-year-old son were riding in a minivan that failed to stop at a stop sign while driving on Mllerstown Road. Unfortunately, the minivan was struck on the driver’s side by a pick up truck traveling east on Route 164, and Newswanger and her son were killed on impact.
Although there is no information about what caused the driver of the minivan to miss the stop sign, the driver and remaining passengers were taken to UPMC Altoona with non life-threatening injuries. The driver of the pickup truck, 41-year-old Richard D. Nicodemus of Martinsburg, suffered minor injuries in the crash. We cannot imagine the grief and difficulty he and all those affected by the Lebanon PA car accident are experiencing.
Call on Handler, Henning & Rosenberg Law to Help You After a Lebanon Car Accident
Tragedies arising from car wrecks in the local area are always difficult to deal with for those involved, but especially more so if they create difficult situations where you are concerned about dealing with medical bills, funeral expenses, ongoing care, and the inability to earn a living through your job. The experienced Lebanon PA car accident lawyers of Handler, Henning & Rosenberg Law can help you navigate this difficult occurrence by working by your side to recover the financial compensation you deserve after you have been harmed in a wreck you did not cause.
There Are Time Limits To File A Claim – Talk To an Injury Lawyer Today
However, it is important that you act quickly. Not only does available evidence degrade over time, but there are also hard time limit laws called statutes of limitations which prevent you from filing personal injury or wrongful death claims a certain number of years after your accident. Do not delay any longer, dial the law firm of Handler Henning & Rosenberg today at 800.461.4140 or fill out the form on our contact page to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation about your claim at a time that is convenient for you.