A car accident in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania resulted in three people being injured. The accident happened on Arona Road at Camry Drive in Hempfield Township, Pennsylvania. The accident was between a Nissan Xterra and a Chevy pickup truck and the cause of the accident is still under investigation. Three people in the Nissan Xterra were taken to Forbes Hospital to be treated. The driver of the Chevy pickup truck walked away from the accident scene uninjured.
According to the Hempfield Township residents that live near the accident scene, the stretch of the road where the accident happened has been the scene of a number of previous accidents. The area is not well lit and there is not much visibility, especially at night time.
To help avoid car accidents at night time, it is critical to remember not to overdrive your headlights. The car accident lawyers at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. frequently see injuries to pedestrians or car accidents that are caused by drivers at night time over driving their headlights. No matter what the speed limit of the road is, it is illegal to drive so fast that you could not stop in time to avoid a hazard that appears within the length of the road covered by your headlights. This means that if you are in a particularly dark area that is not well lit, you are obligated to slow down.
If you or someone you know were injured in a car accident, call the car accident lawyers at Dallas W. Hartman, P.C. today for a free consultation at 1-800-777-4081. We will help you obtain full and fair compensation for your pain and suffering, lost wages, and medical expenses.
Source: KDKA. "3 Injured In Hempfield Twp. Head-On Crash". 30 Jan 2015.