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Complete Berks County, PA accident reports and news.
Accidents in Berks County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year
In Berks County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.
When an accident happens in Berks County, it is important to do the following immediately:
- Remain at the crash scene;
- Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
- Call the police;
- Exchange information with other drivers;
- Get contact information from witnesses;
- Inform your insurance company;
- Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
- Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
- Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.
An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.
After a Berks County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.
Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.
Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.
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Most recent accident reports
Names of some of the drivers in a seven-vehicle crash on I-78 Monday afternoon that killed three have been released by Reading state police.
The family of a Berks County man is offering a reward for information on the hit-and-run accident that left him seriously injured.
21-year-old Mark Stitzer said the motorcycle crash left him in a back brace and destroyed his motorcycle.
A chain accident involving 50 cars and one fatality Sunday afternoon has shut down the westbound section of the Pennsylvania Turnpike between Downingtown and Morgantown.