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    Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18018
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  • STROUDSBURG, PA
    45 North 7th Street
    Monroe County
    Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania 18360
    570-421-0893
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    Bucks County
    Perkasie, Pennsylvania 18944
    215-257-4842
  • ALLENTOWN, PA
    Lehigh County
    Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
    610-432-4160
  • EASTON, PA
    Northampton County
    Easton, Pennsylvania 18042
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  • LANSDALE, PA
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    Lansdale, Pennsylvania 19446
    215-368-5545
  • LEHIGHTON, PA
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    610-377-2134
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PEDESTRIAN ATTORNEY

The defense adjuster told me not to hire an attorney to represent me for my PA pedestrian accident case. Why is he wrong?

  • The adjuster is paid by his insurance company to settle your Pennsylvania pedestrian accident claim as soon as possible for the LEAST settlement amount.
  • Who would he rather battle with – an attorney who has handled over 1,000 PA personal injury claims or an unrepresented victim?

Why is Attorney Newell the right Pennsylvania pedestrian accident lawyer for my case?

  • EXCLUSIVITY : Attorney Newell ONLY represents Pennsylvania personal injury victims
  • EXPERIENCE :  Representing PA accident victims since 1981
  • SERVICE : See CLIENT REVIEWS to read what over 50 of his PA personal injury clients have to say about his dedication to personal service
  • KNOWLEDGE : He receives 3 email updates EACH DAY regarding Pennsylvania legal news

Please CONTACT ME to have a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident attorney with over 30 years of experience review your PA pedestrian accident claim.

PEDESTRIAN MEDICAL BILLS

I was walking in the crosswalk on Main St. when a car hit me.  Why should my car insurance company pay my medical bills when the PA pedestrian accident was caused by the negligent driver?

  • Pennsylvania is a “no-fault” state.
  • Your own auto insurance carrier pays your medical bills regardless of who was at fault for the Pennsylvania pedestrian accident.
  • Your automobile insurance rates can NOT go up because of the payments of your medical bills.

My son was walking on campus at Lehigh University when he was hit by a car.  Will the driver’s insurance company pay his medical bills?

  • When a car hits a pedestrian, the pedestrian’s Pennsylvania car insurance company pays the medical bills.
  • If your son doesn’t own a car but still uses your home as his primary residence, your insurance company will pay.
  • Remember, your car insurance premiums can not be increased due to medical bill payments after a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident.

I was a pedestrian hit by a car in Stroudsburg PA.  I live alone and don’t own a car.  Who pays for my medical bills?

  • Pennsylvania law regarding pedestrian accident cases requires the driver’s insurance company to pay your medical bills regardless of who is at fault for the pedestrian-car accident.

If the medical bills after a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident are higher than my medical coverage on my car insurance policy, who is responsible for my unpaid medical bills?

  • If you have private health insurance coverage, they will pay the medical bills after your Pennsylvania pedestrian accident lawyer supplies them with proof that you used up your auto coverage.
  • If you do not have private health insurance coverage or if they don’t cover the medical care that you need, your PA pedestrian accident attorney will make those outstanding medical bills a part of your personal injury claim.

Please visit PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT RESULTS for Attorney Newell’s Pennsylvania pedestrian accident case summaries.

PEDESTRIAN MEDICAL CARE

I have a pedestrian accident case after a car hit me on Broad St. in Bethlehem PA.  Do I need to obtain any referrals or pre-certifications before starting my medical care?

  • No.  When a car hits a pedestrian, each Pennsylvania pedestrian accident victim makes their own decisions as to what type of medical care to get.  They also choose their own doctors.

I need chiropractic care and physical therapy after I was hit while walking to the Perkasie PA post office.  Is there a maximum number of visits allowed under my automobile insurance policy?

  • No.  A Pennsylvania pedestrian accident victim does not have any pre-set limits for chiropractic care or physical therapy.

I want to see a specialist after my pedestrian accident in Stroudsburg PA.  Do I have to pay any co-pays or deductibles in order to see the doctor?

  • No.  The doctor’s office bills the automobile insurance company directly.  You do not have any out-of-pocket expenses.

Please see HOME for information regarding Attorney Newell’s experience and qualifications to represent Pennsylvania pedestrian knockdown victims.

PEDESTRIAN LOST WAGES

I lost time from work after being a pedestrian accident victim in an Allentown PA crash.  Who pays for my lost wages?

  • If you paid for that optional coverage with your insurance company, they will pay your wage loss claim.
  • If you don’t have wage loss coverage with your carrier, your Pennsylvania pedestrian accident attorney will add that loss to the value of your personal injury case when negotiating with the defendant’s car insurance company.

If I paid for lost wage coverage on my automobile insurance policy, do I receive 100% of my lost wages after my pedestrian accident in the Lehigh Valley?

  • No.  There is no payment for the 1st five work days missed and, then . . .
  • Your car insurance pays 80% of your gross wages up to the monthly maximum you paid for.

How do I recover my lost wages not paid by my car insurance policy after my Bucks County PA pedestrian accident?

  • Your Pennsylvania pedestrian accident lawyer should demand that the Defendant’s insurance coverage pay:
    • your first 5 work days missed
    • 20% of your gross wages up to your monthly maximum
    • 100% of your wages which exceed your monthly maximum coverage amount

If I use sick leave or vacation time to pay for work days missed due to my Pocono Mtns. pedestrian accident, is the negligent car driver responsible to pay me for that loss?

  • Yes.  The driver’s insurance company must repay you for benefits you used up after your PA pedestrian accident.
  • Your Pennsylvania pedestrian accident attorney should not accept any denial of this claim by the Defendant’s insurance carrier based upon a “double recovery” theory of defense.

Please go to CLIENT REVIEWS to obtain information regarding the experiences of over 50 of Attorney Newell’s former PA personal injury clients.

PEDESTRIAN TORT OPTION

I was hit by a car while walking along Rt. 611 near Doylestown PA.  Does the tort option on my car insurance policy control whether or not I can make a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident claim?

  • No.  By law, a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident victim is a “full tort” claimant regardless of the tort option they chose on their automobile policy.

Please visit WHY ATTORNEY NEWELL to read about his qualifications to serve as your PA pedestrian accident lawyer.

PEDESTRIAN RIGHT-OF-WAY

I was a pedestrian accident victim in Bethlehem, PA after being hit by a car while I was in a crosswalk. Who has the right-of-way?

  • The driver of any motor vehicle is required to yield the right-of-way to a Pennsylvania pedestrian crossing the road within any marked crosswalk.

I was walking thru an intersection near Route 309 in the Lehigh Valley with a green light.  An SUV made a left turn and hit me.  Do I have a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident claim?

  • Yes.  Since you were crossing the intersection with the light, the SUV making a left turn from Rt. 309 was required to yield the right-of-way to you.

What are the duties of a PA pedestrian who chooses to cross in the middle of the road, not at a crosswalk or at an intersection with a traffic light?

  • The Pennsylvania pedestrian must yield the right-of-way to all motor vehicles on the road.
  • The pedestrian’s duty to yield the right-of-way is mandatory, regardless of the alleged speed of the motor vehicle.

PEDESTRIAN DUTIES

I was walking along the shoulder of Rt. 313 near Quakertown PA WITH the flow of traffic when I was struck by a car. Did I violate any laws?

  • The Pennsylvania Vehicle Code requires pedestrians to walk AGAINST the flow of traffic when there are no available sidewalks.

PEDESTRIAN UM/HIT & RUN

Do I have a pedestrian accident claim after being hit by an uninsured motorist on Broad St. in Lansdale PA?

  • If you paid for uninsured motorist coverage on your auto policy, you are able to make a PA UM claim after your pedestrian-car accident.

DEALING WITH INSURANCE CO.

After my pedestrian accident in Easton PA, the defendant’s car insurance company called me and asked me to give a recorded statement.  Should I cooperate with them?

  • No.  They are professionals only looking out for their insured’s interests.
  • Your PA pedestrian accident attorney can protect your legal rights while also providing the car insurance company with sufficient information to complete its investigation.

PEDESTRIAN DEFENSE EXAM

Can the driver’s insurance company require me to be examined by one of its doctors after my Pennsylvania pedestrian accident?

  • If the case couldn’t be settled and a lawsuit was filed, the defense has a right to have you examined by a physician of their choice.
  • Your PA pedestrian accident lawyer is entitled to attend the exam with you and receive a copy of their expert’s report when it is submitted to the defense attorney.

PEDESTRIAN PEER REVIEW

I became a pedestrian accident victim after being hit by a car on Rt. 209 in Lehighton PA.  My car insurance company is questioning my need for ongoing physical therapy.  Am I required to attend an exam scheduled with one of their doctors?

  • If your automobile insurance contract provides them with that right and their request is medically reasonable, you are required to attend the peer review.

PEDESTRIAN ACCIDENT CONSULT

Will Attorney Newell come to my home to meet with me about my child’s Pennsylvania pedestrian accident case?

  • When a car hits a pedestrian, injury victims in the Lehigh Valley, Poconos, Bucks County and Montgomery County have relied upon Attorney Newell to aggressively represent them.
  • Whether you live in Bethlehem or Easton, Stroudsburg or Bushkill, Lehighton or Allentown, Quakertown or Perkasie, Doylestown or Lansdale – Attorney Newell will provide you with a free HOME consultation for your Pennsylvania pedestrian knockdown claim – no matter where you live in Eastern Pennsylvania.

DISCLAIMER

Since 1981, Pennsylvania personal injury victims have been aggressively represented by Attorney Thomas Newell.  Whether you live in Bucks County, Montgomery County, the Poconos or the Lehigh Valley, he will provide you with a free HOME consultation.  However, this website is for info purposes only and is not legal advice for your pedestrian accident case.  Pennsylvania pedestrian accident laws change and you should consider hiring a Pennsylvania trial attorney as soon as possible.

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PA Pedestrian Accident
Issues & News

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Scranton Pedestrian Accident Victim Cited for Jaywalking

On June 12, 2014, a 56 year-old Scranton pedestrian was hit by a car and received injuries that required medical care at a local hospital. Since the Scranton resident was not crossing the street at a designated crosswalk, he was cited by Scranton Police for jaywalking.

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New Lead in Rt. 22 Fatal Pedestrian-Car Accident

On 4/1/14, the Pennsylvania State Police issued a press release that described a critical new lead regarding a 1/11/14 fatal pedestrian accident. A man’s car had run out of gas on Route 22 in the Lehigh Valley. As he was pouring gas into the tank of his car, the pedestrian was hit & killed by a white commercial van. Police say the vehicle was either a Chevrolet Express or GMC Savana from the years 1996-2002.

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Berks County Pedestrian Hit on Rt. 422

On March 24, 2014, an Exeter, PA pedestrian was hit by a car on Route 422 as she was standing beside her disabled car. As described on wfmz.com, the stalled vehicle was blocking a travel lane on Rt. 422 in Exeter Township when the pedestrian-car accident took place. The Berks County, PA pedestrian was admitted to Reading Hospital with serious injuries.

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Pedestrian & Dog Struck by Car in Souderton

On February 26, 2014, Attorney Thomas J. Newell received a phone call from a woman who was walking her dog in an alley in Souderton, PA when they both were hit by a car. The PA pedestrian accident lawyer explained who would be responsible to pay her medical bills. Attorney Newell also reviewed PA insurance law with her regarding which insurance coverage would apply to the driver’s claim for property damage reimbursement.

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Lehigh Valley Pedestrian Struck & Killed by Car

On 2/10/14, a 58 year old pedestrian from Northampton County died after being hit by a minivan in Wilson, PA. According to Allentown’s Morning Call newspaper, the Lehigh Valley pedestrian was crossing Northampton Street in the 1700 block at around 6:30 a.m. when she was struck by the vehicle. She was taken by ambulance to Easton Hospital when she died a short time later. A 39 year old resident from Easton was driving the minivan.

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Lehigh Valley Driver Charged After Hit & Run Crash

On Oct. 17, 2013, a Lehigh Valley woman was charged with multiple crimes after a 3 year-old pedestrian was seriously injured.  According to The Morning Call, April Frame was allegedly behind the wheel of her car when it struck the little girl as she was crossing St. John Street in Allentown PA.  The Allentown pedestrian accident victim was initially taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital but was transferred to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Court Hearing on Fatal Pedestrian Accident for Alleged DUI Driver

On October 9, 2013, defendant Francis T. Roscioli, Jr. waived his preliminary hearing in Easton regarding multiple criminal charges, including homicide by vehicle. According to The Morning Call, court papers allege that the driver was drunk when he struck and killed a pedestrian walking along Lehigh Drive in Easton PA. The Northampton County District Attorney’s Office is prosecuting the case.

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North Wales Pedestrian Killed on Schuylkill Expressway

On July 16, 2013, a Montco pedestrian was struck and killed on the Schuylkill Expressway by a motorcycle.  According to The Reporter, the pedestrian had abandoned his car after it crashed.  As he was walking on a ramp to the Blue Route, the motorcycle hit him.  The rider was thrown from the ‘cycle and he also died.

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Lehigh Valley Pedestrian Struck by Hit & Run Driver

On June 16, 2013, a Lehigh Valley pedestrian was walking along Trexlertown Road in Upper Macungie Township when she was hit by a passing vehicle.  The driver did not stop to render assistance nor identify himself/herself.  The Allentown Morning Call reported that the injured pedestrian was treated at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown PA.  Upper Macungie Police are investigating the hit & run accident.

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Allentown Pedestrian Struck by Hit & Run Ex-Con

On April 20, 2013, a four year-old pedestrian was seriously injured by a former convict out on parole who fled the scene of the crash.  According to the Allentown Morning Call, the 21 year old driver faces numerous charges, including leaving the scene of an accident that causes injury/death and driving without a license.  The Allentown PA pedestrian accident victim was admitted to Lehigh Valley Hospital.

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Allentown Pedestrian Accident Victim Dies

On Dec. 18, 2012, an Allentown pedestrian-car accident victim died at Lehigh Valley Hospital.  According to The Morning Call, an 87 year old man was struck at the intersection of 19th and Green Streets.  The Lehigh County Coroner’s Office reported that the pedestrian died of closed head injuries.

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Montgomery County PA Pedestrian Accident

On Nov. 13, 2012, a Montgomery County PA pedestrian accident victim was severely injured after being hit by a car as she crossed North Wales Road.  According to lansdale.patch.com, Montgomery Township Police claim that the 66 year old pedestrian was struck by a car driven by a woman from Lansdale.  The PA pedestrian accident victim was medevaced to the Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania.

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I-81 Dauphin County Fatal Pedestrian Accident

On April 27, 2012, a pedestrian was hit and killed on Interstate 81 in Dauphin County.  According to publicopiniononline.com, Pennsylvania State Police reported that a male pedestrian was standing by an on-ramp to I-81 when he ran into the roadway and was struck by a tractor-trailer in Susquehanna Township.

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2 Pedestrians Hit & Killed by Car in Susquehanna County

On Feb 26, 2012, Susquehanna County driver was arrested and charged with multiple crimes, including homicide by vehicle while DUI, after the Feb. 25, 2012 death of 2 pedestrians.  As described on wnep.com, Brett Bennett of Kingsby PA allegedly was driving on Route 11 in New Milford when he hit and killed 2 Susquehanna County pedestrian accident victims.  Both men resided in New Milford and were pronounced dead at the scene by the Susquehanna County Coroner’s Office.

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Chester County PA Pedestrian Struck & Killed By Car

On Feb. 7, 2012, a 72 year-old pedestrian from Chester County, Pennsylvania was hit by a car in Royersford PA.  According to patch.com, the fatal pedestrian accident took place between 9th Avenue & Lewis Road at about 6:15 p.m.  It appears that the pedestrian did not cross at an intersection or a designated crosswalk.  He was hit by a Jeep Cherokee driven by a woman from Schwenksville.  The Chester County pedestrian accident victim died after suffering severe head trauma.

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Pedestrian Dies After Crossing Route 33

On Jan. 15, 2012, a Monroe County pedestrian died after crossing Rt. 33 just south of Interstate 80 in Hamilton Township.  As described in mcall.com, Pennsylvania State Police originally thought the Poconos resident had been hit by a car while running across Route 33.

However, emergency personnel found him facedown and submerged in a drainage ditch between Rt. 33 and Shafer Road.  An autopsy was conducted at Lehigh Valley Hospital which determined that the pedestrian had drowned.  Toxicology test results are pending.

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Fatal Pedestrian-Car Accident on Route 309

On Nov. 14, 2011, a Bucks County PA pedestrian-automobile accident resulted in the death of a man crossing Rt. 309 in Richland Township.  As described in The Morning Call, the pedestrian was walking across Route 309 at 12:45 a.m. when he was hit by a Mitsubishi Eclipse that was heading southbound on Rt. 309.

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Montco Pedestrian Accident Fatality

On Oct. 22, 2011, a 23 year old pedestrian was hit by a car in Bryn Mawr PA and died a short time later.  According to the Philadelphia Daily News, the woman was a Villanova graduate who had returned to the University for Homecoming weekend.  According to witnesses, she was crossing Lancaster Avenue in Lower Merion Township when she was hit by a Jeep.  The PA pedestrian accident victim was pronounced dead at Bryn Mawr Hospital.

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Route 611 Pedestrian Hit & Killed By a Car

On Aug. 20, 2011, a 60 year-old pedestrian from Stroudsburg PA was struck and killed by an automobile at 10:11 p.m.  According to The Morning Call, the Monroe County pedestrian accident victim was in or near the crosswalk on the south side of Rt. 611 at Frantz Road in Stroud Township.  This stretch of the Route 611 highway is normally very congested as it is near the Bartonsville interchange of Routes 80 & 33.

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Criminal Charges Filed after Catasaqua Pedestrian Accident Death

On June 17, 2011, a Lehigh County driver was charged with involuntary manslaughter, driving under the influence of a controlled substance and other crimes.  Investigators recently concluded their analysis of the evidence from a fatal pedestrian-car accident which took place on Nov. 5, 2010 on Race Street in Catasauqua.  An article in The Morning Call quotes a police arrest warrant as stating that an accident reconstruction expert determined that a sober driver would have been able to avoid the PA pedestrian accident victim.

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Montco Pedestrian Accident Victim Seriously Injured

On June 3, 2011, a 38 year-old pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in Hatfield Twp. Montgomery County PA. According to WFMZ, the Telford PA pedestrian was crossing Bethlehem Pike near the intersection of Walnut Street at around 7:30 a.m. when she was hit by a Subaru. The Montco pedestrian accident victim was flown by medevac to The Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Drunk Pedestrian Hit By Drunk Driver on Route 22

On May 8, 2011, a Phillipsburg, New Jersey driver struck an Allentown PA pedestrian on Route 22.  According to The Morning Call, both the driver and pedestrian were intoxicated at the time of the 1:00 a.m. pedestrian-car accident.  The pedestrian was taken from the scene of the Rt. 22 crash to St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem PA.  Police will cite him for improperly crossing Route 22.  The driver was charged with DUI.

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Delaware County Pedestrian Accident Criminal Charges

On April 25, 2011, a Darby Borough driver waived his preliminary hearing on criminal charges regarding a March 22, 2011 accident.  As described in The Delco Times, the defendant was driving a Ford Windstar that struck 4  teenagers at the intersection of MacDade Blvd. and Morton Avenue in Ridley Township.  The driver fled the scene of the PA pedestrian-car accident and was arrested a short time later in Chester PA.  Three of the pedestrian accident victims were medevaced to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Stroudsburg Pedestrian Killed by Hit & Run Driver

On March 20, 2011, a pedestrian was hit and killed on N. 8th Street in Stroudsburg PA by a hit and run driver.  As described by LehighValleylive.com, the pedestrian was walking along North Eight St. between Main and Monroe Streets at approximately 5:00 a.m. when he was hit by the fleeing driver.  The Pennsylvania pedestrian accident victim was rushed to Pocono Medical Center in East Stroudsburg PA where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

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Pedestrian Hit by Car Outside 2 Schools in Berks County

On Feb. 23, 2011, a pedestrian was struck and seriously injured in Exeter Twp. Berks County.  According to wfmz TV, a retired high school football coach and teacher was walking on Dunham Drive between Reiffton Elementary School and Exeter Middle School when he was struck by a car.  The driver allegedly became distracted when she tried to adjust her seatbelt.  The Pennsylvania pedestrian accident victim was admitted to Reading Hospital.

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Guilty Plea in Lehigh Valley Pedestrian Fatality

On Feb. 7, 2011, a Northampton County man pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter and drunk driving after killing an Upper Mount Bethel pedestrian on Dec. 23, 2009. According to The Morning Call, the defendant fatally struck the pedestrian as she was checking her mailbox on Sunrise Blvd. The driver will serve 2 to 4 years in the Northampton County Prison.

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Montco Fatal Pedestrian Accident

On Feb. 2, 2011 a pedestrian was crossing Old York Road in Montgomery County PA when she was hit and killed by a Bucks County driver. According to 6ABC, the 72 year-old pedestrian from Chalfont was leaving Abington Memorial Hospital at 6:30 a.m. when she tried to cross Old York Road in an area that was not a designated crosswalk. It appears that no charges will be filed vs. the Warminster PA driver.

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Lehigh County Pedestrian Dies After Route 222 Accident

On Jan. 16, 2011, a 57 year-old woman from Trexlertown died after being hit by a minivan the previous day. As described in The Morning Call, the pedestrian was not in the crosswalk, was crossing against a red light and wearing dark clothes at 9:50 p.m. when she was hit on Rt. 222. The Allentown PA driver tried to avoid the pedestrian but was unable to do so.

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Berks County Pedestrian Accident Victim Admitted to Lehigh Valley Hospital

On Jan 7, 2011, a pedestrian was walking thru a parking lot in Berks County PA when he was hit by a tractor-trailer. According to The Morning Call, the pedestrian sustained serious injuries after being dragged 30′ by the truck. He was taken from the Upper Bern Township accident site to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. The PA pedestrian accident victim was admitted to the Trauma Unit.

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Lehigh Valley Pedestrian Accident on Airport Road

On Jan 3, 2011, an Allentown pedestrian sustained a broken leg after he was hit by a car on Airport Road in Lehigh County. According to The Morning Call, the 66 year old pedestrian was crossing Airport Road at night pushing a shopping cart when an Allentown PA driver struck him. Since the pedestrian was crossing in the middle of the block, not at an intersection, it appears that the driver was not in violation of the PA Vehicle Code.

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East Stroudsburg PA Pedestrian Hit & Killed by Poconos Driver

On Dec. 29, 2010 a 71 year old pedestrian was struck by a car on N. Courtland Street in East Stroudsburg. The PA pedestrian accident victim died several hours later at Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown. According to The Morning Call, the pedestrian was using a walker when he entered the Monroe County road. The East Stroudsburg PA driver has not been charged with any violations of the PA Vehicle Code.

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Allentown Pedestrian Accident Hit & Run Driver Charged

On Dec. 14, 2010, a Lehigh Valley pedestrian was hit and seriously injured by a hit & run Allentown PA driver. According to The Morning Call, a 25 year old Allentown resident struck a pedestrian in a South Whitehall Township parking lot adjacent to Tilghman Street. The PA pedestrian accident victim was admitted to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown PA. Police investigators tracked down the fleeing driver and he faces numerous criminal charges.

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Driver Charged in Pedestrian Accident Fatality

On Dec. 8, 2010, an Allegheny County driver was charged with multiple crimes including homicide by vehicle after the death of a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident victim. As described in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, the 50 year-old pedestrian was hit by a car on Bennett Street in Homewood, Allegheny County. The hit & run driver from Pitcairn was ultimately identified as the perpetrator of this crime.

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Pedestrian Dies After Hit by Car on I-80

On Dec. 2, 2010, a 23 year-old Monroe County PA pedestrian died after being hit by a car on Interstate 80 on Nov. 21, 2010. According to The Pocono Record, the pedestrian was walking at 2:00 a.m. in the middle of the right lane of I-80 eastbound when he was hit head-on by a Toyota Corolla. The severely injured pedestrian was admitted to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown where he was pronounced dead by the Lehigh County Coroner’s Office on Dec. 2nd.

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Pike County Pedestrian Killed in I-80 Accident

On Nov. 14, 2010, a Pike County pedestrian was hit and killed by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 80 in Monroe County PA. According to The Morning Call, the 65 year-old pedestrian from Lehman Twp. parked her car on the shoulder of I-80 between Exit 308 (East Stroudsburg) and Exit 309 (Marshalls Creek). She then allegedly walked into the path of a westbound tractor-trailer. Pennsylvania State Police continue to investigate this fatal pedestrian accident.

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Stroudsburg PA Pedestrian Hit & Run

On Oct. 14, 2010, a Stroudsburg pedestrian was the victim of a hit and run accident.  As described in the Pocono Record, a female pedestrian was walking near the intersection of Second and McConnell Streets when she was hit by a car that sped away from the scene of the accident.  Stroudsburg Police are investigating the hit & run crash.

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Route 202 Accident Injures Pedestrian

On September 18, 2010 at 1:00 a.m., a pedestrian was crossing DeKalb Pike (Rt. 202) in East Norriton Township when she was hit by a motorist.  The driver initially fled the scene of the Pennsylvania pedestrian knockdown accident but then did return to the Route 202 site.  According to Philly.com, the PA pedestrian accident victim was MedEvaced to Hahnemann University Hospital.  East Norriton Police and Montgomery County PA detectives are investigating the pedestrian accident.

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Quakertown Hit & Run Victim Identifies Suspect

On August 7, 2010 a Quakertown area pedestrian accident victim was struck by a hit & run driver just off Route 309.  The Good Samaritan had walked over to a car that was stopped in the travel lane with the driver seemingly unconscious.   The pedestrian turned off the ignition and tried to get the driver’s attention.  He awoke, turned on his car and hit the Quakertown resident’s knee while fleeing the scene via Rt. 309.  The Pennsylvania hit & run victim was treated for a knee injury at Grand View Hospital in Sellersville, PA.  Criminal charges are pending against the Bucks County hit & run driver.

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Monroe County Pedestrian Struck By Hit & Run Driver

On Aug. 4, 2010 a Poconos pedestrian was struck by a hit and run motorist in Tannersville PA.  According to the Pocono Record, the pedestrian was walking in a Weis Market parking lot when she was knocked to the ground after being hit by a silver SUV.  The Pocono Mountain Regional Police are investigating this pedestrian accident.  Anyone with information should call the police at 570-629-7200.

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Not Guilty Plea After Montco Pedestrian Hit & Run

On July 7, 2010 a Philadelphia driver plead not guilty to a host of criminal charges filed after he struck a pedestrian in Ambler PA on March 19, 2010.  Prosecutors allege that the driver drove thru a stop sign, ran up onto a sidewalk, ran down a pedestrian and then fled the scene.  The Reporter noted that the hit & run driver’s license was suspended at the time of the incident.

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Chester County Pedestrian Dies After Hit By School Bus

On June 16, 2010, a 6 year-old pedestrian was struck and killed by a school bus.  As reported by wfmz.com, the boy was dropped off by the bus near his home in Upper Uwchlan Township, Chester County.  Police Reports indicate that the pedestrian darted in front of the bus prior to being hit.

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East Stroudsburg Pedestrian Dead After Monroe County Accident

On May 24, 2010, an East Stroudsburg woman died from injuries sustained after being hit while walking along Route 611 in Smithfield Township.  The 19 year old pedestrian was a resident of Penn Estates.  According to the Morning Call, the pedestrian-car accident took place at 12:52 a.m. on Rt. 611.  Pennsylvania State Police from the Swiftwater Barracks are investigating the fatal pedestrian accident.

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Montgomery County Pedestrian Accident Death

On April 29, 2010, a Philadelphia woman was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving with an expired license after a March 28, 2010 accident that left a Montgomery County PA pedestrian dead.  A Plymouth Whitemarsh High School student was walking on Germantown Pike in Whitemarsh Township at 11:30 p.m. when she was hit by a car.

The 17 year-old Montgomery County pedestrian accident victim was taken to Chestnut Hill Hospital where she died soon after the tragic accident.  She was a senior at P. W. and was planning to attend Penn State University in the fall of 2010.

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Allentown PA Pedestrian Killed on Hamilton Blvd.

At around 11:00 p.m. on April 16, 2010, an Allentown PA pedestrian accident victim was hit by a car while crossing the street at the intersection of Hamilton Blvd. and St. Elmo Street.  According to WFMZ, the Lehigh Valley pedestrian was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown where he died on April 17, 2010.  Allentown police continue to investigate the accident.

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Route 422 Accident Results In Pedestrian’s Death

On April 8, 2010, a Berks County pedestrian accident victim was killed on Route 422 after being struck by a Birdsboro driver.  The 51 year old Exeter pedestrian was walking along/in the eastbound lane of Rt. 422 at around 6:00 a.m. when he was hit by an Acura sedan driven by a 27 year old Berks County resident.

According to the Pottstown Mercury, another crash occurred as 2 vehicles tried to slow down at the accident scene.  A Berks County truck driver drove his tractor trailer into the rear of a car driven by a Reading PA resident.

The Berks County Coroner’s Office declared the pedestrian accident victim dead at the scene of the Rt. 422 crash.  The Berks County District Attorney’s Crash Reconstruction Task Force is investigating the crash to analyze what caused the pedestrian’s death.

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Berks County Pedestrian Killed on Route 12

On April 1, 2010, a Berks County PA pedestrian was struck and killed on the on-ramp for Route 12 in Muhlenberg Township.  The 57 year-old man was hit around 9:45 p.m. and was declared dead by the Berks County Coroner’s office.

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Berks County Jogger Killed on Route 183

At 6:00 a.m. on March 17, 2010, a 39 yr. old man was jogging on the shoulder of Route 183 in Bernville PA when he was struck and killed by a passing car.  The Berks County PA pedestrian was apparently completely off the road at the time of the accident.  According to wfmz.com, the police and the Berks County Coroner are continuing their investigation into the cause of the fatality.  The pedestrian was a Pennsylvania National Guard soldier and a graduate of the United States Army Airborne School.

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Altoona PA Pedestrian Struck & Killed on Route 220

On March 16, 2010, a 61 year-old man from Altoona was hit by a car while walking along Rt. 220 in Blair County PA.  An article on wrta.com states that the pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene of the pedestrian-car accident on Rt. 220.  The 31 yr. old driver from Houtzdale Pennsylvania was not injured.

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Pedestrian Hit By Car Dies in York County PA

On March 6, 2010, a York County PA car-pedestrian accident resulted in the death of a 30 yr. old pedestrian.  As described on inyork.com, a Luzerne County resident was walking at night in a southbound lane of I-83 in Springettsbury Twp. when he was hit and killed by a car driven by a 63 year old driver from York.  The York County Coroner’s Office ruled it an accidental death.

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Bushkill PA Pedestrian’s Death Results in Criminal Charges

A February 24, 2010 Preliminary Hearing resulted in a finding of sufficient evidence to charge an East Stroudsburg PA driver with vehicular homicide, DUI and other criminal offenses.   On Jan. 10, 2009 a Stroud Township pedestrian was walking on/by Stokes Avenue when he was hit by a car driven by a 31 yr. old Monroe County driver.  According to an article in the Pocono Record, Stroud Area Regional Police alleged that the driver’s blood alcohol reading was 0.13 percent shortly after the car-pedestrian accident.

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15 Pedestrians Killed in Bucks County PA in 2009

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced that car-pedestrian accidents resulted in the deaths of 15 pedestrians in Bucks County in 2009. That total was nearly double the number of pedestrian fatalities in Montgomery County PA which was 8. According to an article in the Bucks County Courier Times, the 15 pedestrians who were killed due to traffic accidents in Bucks County was the highest total in the last 13 years.