Motorcycle Rider Dead after Fatal Tractor-Trailer Accident on I-80 (Sugarloaf Twp, PA)

There was a fatal Tractor-Trailer accident on Interstate 80 the morning of Friday, June 20th, 2014. Valley Regional Fire and Rescue personnel were on the scene and reported the truck crash happened in the Eastbound Lanes in Sugarloaf Township.

State police in Hazleton were investigating the crash, which happened around 10:15 am near the interstate exit at Route 93. As of now, no information has been released about the victim, but we’ll update the story when more information is available.

Other motorcycle riders that were at the scene of the truck crash reported seeing a helmet strapped to the back of the motorcycle, an older Japanese Cruiser, indicating that there’s a possibility the rider wasn’t wearing a helmet.

At Fellerman & Ciarimboli Law, we suggest taking all the precautions necessary when it comes to riding a motorcycle. ALWAYS wear a helmet and proper protective gear, and always be aware of your surroundings. To help prevent motorcycle accidents like these from occurring, you must always expect the unexpected.

If you or someone you know needs representation due to a crash involving a Tractor-Trailer and/or Motorcycle, please contact Fellerman & Ciarimboli! We specialize in helping those harmed due to negligent actions of other drivers. We can be reached at (570) 714-HURT, through our Contact Form to the right, or you can even Live Chat with us right on this page during office hours!

Our prayers go out to those harmed today, and we would genuinely like to offer our condolences.

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