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One Dead in Collision with Tractor-Trailer

Tina Robinson3 years ago

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has reported a fatal car crash involving a vehicle and a tractor-trailer in Collier, PA.

About the Tractor-Trailer Crash

Police reports say that Abhishek Prabhune, 27, died on Tuesday due to injuries sustained in a collision with a tractor-trailer.

The medical examiner lists the cause Prabhune’s death as blunt force trauma to the head, trunk, pelvis and extremities.

The tractor-trailer struck Prabhune’s vehicle before going over the hillside. Police have ruled Prabhune’s death an accident.

Pennsylvania Auto Accident Statistics

According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), in 2010 there were:

  • Approximately 14 car crashes per hour
  • Every day approximately 4 people were killed in auto-related accidents.
  • 10 people were injured each hour.
  • 157 people died in heavy-truck related deaths.


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