Child Killed in Accident at I-90 in Erie County, PA

May 22, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

I-90, North East, PA 16428, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Pennsylvania State Police
Vehicles Involved
Passenger Car, Semi-Truck
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Semi-truck collided with a stopped vehicle, creating a chain reaction crash

What Happened

State Police are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that killed a child at I-90 in Erie County, PA on May 22nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 2:40 p.m. According to investigators, a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle stopped for traffic ahead. The impact pushed the vehicle into three other vehicles ahead. A 10-year-old child in the vehicle initially struck suffered fatal injuries. Police did not comment on the condition of any of the others involved and had not additional information to share.

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