A Frum family returning home to Cleveland from the East Coast was involved in a very serious accident in Pennsylvania, late Thursday night, leaving children in critical condition and in need of Tehillim.
According to PA State Police, the accident occurred around 2:29AM on I-80 near mile-marker 66.6
A tractor-trailer was disabled from a previous crash and was facing south. The truck was turned over on its passenger’s side, and the trailer was blocking both westbound lanes of I-80.
The family travelling were travelling in a minivan in the right lane when it came around a bend and was directly upon the tractor-trailer in the westbound lanes. The van hit the trailer, penetrating halfway into the unit causing multiple air bags to deploy, as well as severe damage to the front of the vehicle.
The van came to a final rest, still lodged inside the trailer.
All occupants of the van were transported to medical facilities, including Children’s Hospital.
Two children were airlifted from the scene by STAT MedEvac, and a third was later flown by STAT MedEvac from Clarion Hospital.
Everyone is asked to please daven for the children who are in very critical condition.
*Leah Hadassah bas Michal Chana (11-years-old)
*Chava bas Michal Chana (7-years-old)
*Yocheved Rivka bas Michal Chana (5-years-old)
*Gedalya Dovid Ben Michal Chana
(Chaim Shapiro – YWN)