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One Hospitalized in Pedestrian Accident on Interstate 279 in Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, Delaware (July 31, 2017) – According to the Delaware State Police, a one person was struck and injured following a pedestrian versus vehicle crash Sunday afternoon in Pittsburgh.

The incident unfolded at around 3:45 p.m. Sunday, July 30 near Exit 3 heading south on I-279 before the East Street exit.

As per the report, two motorists pulled over on either side of the roadway and met on the right side of I-279 for an exchange of information after they were involved in a minor two-car collision. On heading back to their respective cars, the driver who had pulled over on the left side was hit before getting to her car by another vehicle traveling in the left lane.

The female motorist sustained injuries and was transported to UPMC Mercy Hospital for treatment. Paramedics said that her condition was not life-threatening.

The three lanes of I-279 heading towards downtown were at a standstill near the crash scene.

The authorities eventually located the driver of the vehicle that struck the woman and charges were pending.

It is a distressing experience when one is injured in a crash due to the negligence of a third party. If you are hurt by a negligent party, it is advisable to file a case in court. A personal attorney will help you fight for your rights and ensure that justice is administered. The personal injury attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson-Wilmington will help you be compensated financially for your injuries, wage loss, or pain and distress experienced in an accident. You can call us today at (888)-208-8864.