A horrific collision between an RV and a tractor-trailer on a busy Pennsylvanian highway on Wednesday night claimed the lives of five people as well as a dog.
The catastrophe, which resulted in the deaths of all victims, happened just before 9 o’clock. The Pennsylvania State Police notified about the incident on I-81, a major interstate in Franklin County.
In Gallows Township in the southern-central region of the state, roughly 50 miles south of Harrisburg, troopers reported that an RV pulling a trailer collided with a double-trailer tractor-trailer.
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A Burst Tire and a Fatal Collision
According to a report by WGAL-TV, initial investigation by troopers found that the left rear tire of the southbound RV blew out.
According to the station’s report, the RV drove through the grassy median and onto the northbound lanes, striking the semi-truck.victim identities provided by the State Police
The victims involved in the RV were identified by name on Thursday, and officials said they were all from Middle-town Township in Dauphin County.Their identification was released as follows:
The identity of the ages of the victims has not been determined immediately.
Troopers revealed that the identification of the tractor-trailer driver was made as James Shed of Martinsburg, West Virginia.
Soldiers Gave Immediate Assistance
Soldiers told that in the aftermath of the accident, a dog also lost its life.
It’s a heartbreaking incident that serves as a reminder of the impermanence of life and the value of driving safely.