Pile-up on I-81 in Minersville Claims the Lives of 5, at Least 24 Others Injured

A massive pile-up on Monday, March 28, 2022, killed at least five people and sent 24 others to the hospital after video footage showed tractor-trailers barreling into vehicles stopped on the highway.

Several of the fatalities are believed to be caused by a tractor-trailer that caught fire in the wreck.  Investigators from the Pennsylvania State Police and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation are continuing to investigate the cause of the disaster and account for the injured.

SMB is a national leader in representing victims of transportation disasters, having recovered over $1 billion in these cases.  Their landmark cases include:

  • $265 million recovery for victims of the 2015 Philadelphia Amtrak derailment
  • $23 million settlement for victims of a tractor-trailer accident involving a vehicle fire
  • $19.1 million jury verdict for victims of a tractor-trailer pile-up involving a vehicle fire

The trucking accident attorneys at Saltz Mongeluzzi & Bendesky are standing by and available for commentary as the situation develops.

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