“Two Car Accident”
ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA (January 3, 2017) – A woman and a seven year old child were killed in a crash that also injured two other children on South Fourth Street on Tuesday night, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 10:37 pm at the intersection of South Fourth Street and Susquehanna Street. A vehicle carrying one adult and three children was struck by a second unidentified vehicle heading north on South Fourth Street.
47 year old Christine Rivera and a 7 year old girl identified only as Yartezi, were both tragically pronounced dead as a result of injuries sustained in the accident. Another 7 year old and an 8 year old also in the vehicle were hospitalized after the accident. The driver of the second vehicle, identified as a 32 year old woman from Warminster Township, was hospitalized as well. The accident remains under investigation.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends affected by this tragic accident,” said an attorney from Lexton Law Firm “Our thoughts and prayers are with all those involved.”
Losing a loved one is an extremely difficult time for any family member or friend affected by a tragedy. If you have lost a loved one due to someone’s negligence, you may have the right to a wrongful death claim against the responsible party. Lexton Law Firm strongly encourages anyone who may find themselves in this situation to give us a call today at (877) 541-2111. We will fight hard to obtain the care you deserve and just compensation that you and your family are entitled.