A female driver was killed following a three-vehicle crash late Friday evening.

According to the Washington County Coroner’s Office, the fatality was identified as Stacy R. Smith, age 47, resident of Eighty Four. She was driving one of the vehicles in the crash that occurred at the corner of Airport Road and Rte. 88 in Union, just near the Finleyville airport at around 9:40 o’clock in the evening.

Emergency personnel tried to have her airlifted to the General Hospital in Allegheny at the North Side, for treatment but according to the coroner’s office, her injuries were so serious that she died on the scene after an hour. There were other motorists injured, but no news was available regarding their condition.

As the Southwest Regional Police continued their investigation, an officer said more information could be released by the police chief on Monday.

Police confirmed that there was one fatality after a crash involving several vehicles at the Union Township late Friday night. Stacey Smith was the driver of the vehicle and she was killed as a result of the accident when the vehicle she was operating was one of two other vehicles involved in the multi-crash. The accident took place at about9:30 o’clock that evening along Rte. 88, near the Airport Road.

There was one passenger in Smith’s vehicle that was airlifted to a Pittsburgh hospital; as of press time, the person’s condition has not been released. The health state of the people in the other two vehicles has not also been out for the public.

Forty-seven-years old Stacy R. Smith, from Eighty Four, Pennsylvania, died in a crash in Union Township, Washington County. Eighty Four belongs in this county. Smith was dead following the wreck along Rte. 88 that was very near the Airport Road. It happened last Friday between 9:30 to 9:45 o’clock that evening. Smith was pronounced at the scene about an hour after the incident.

Three vehicles were involved of which Smith was one of the drivers. She had a passenger who was injured immediately airlifted to Pittsburgh. There was no clear report released on the condition of this passenger this passenger or whether there were any other injuries from the two other vehicles.

According to the press reporter, the investigation is being handled by the Southwest Regional Police Department. As far as press time, they do not have any detailed information on how Smith and these 3 vehicles got involved in the crash.

Multi-vehicle accidents are very complicated as more than one car is involved. A three-vehicle accident caused the death of the woman. Critical injuries and even death are often results from Multi-Vehicle accidents, especially if the accident occurs on a highway and tractor-trailers are involved. Typically in a multi-vehicle accidents, it involves several injured parties, and the assistance of several attorneys plus the involvement of insurance companies.

Accident victims have rights. If you or your loved one has been harmed or fatally injured in a vehicular accident caused by the negligence of a distracted driver, contact car accident attorney now for free consultation. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages, as well as pain and suffering.

Source: WPXI Com News

Source: Crash Negligence Com

 

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