Car destroys downtown Allentown in wreck!

Legal news for Pennsylvania automobile accident attorneys. Audi slams into several buildings in a early morning wreck.

Pennsylvania automobile accident lawyers alert- Car crash involving an Audi tore up downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Allentown, PA—An out-of-control Audi sedan traveling in the wrong direction smashed into several buildings before coming to a stop on its roof in the early hours of Wednesday, August 26, 2009. The crash left one man dead, and one woman seriously injured. The fatal accident occurred on Linden Street at 3:15 a.m., as reported by The Morning Call.

The driver of the Audi, Manuel Jose Ortiz, 20, and his unidentified passenger, slammed into the PPL parking garage, then careened into the Jarabacoa City restaurant, catapulted into another building, then continued to hit a traffic light and a newspaper box, and finally came to a stop after the car flipped over onto its roof. Witnesses stated the passenger was found lying unconscious in the road a few feet from the car, and the driver was still inside the wrecked vehicle. Ortiz was pronounced dead at the scene of the fatal accident by responding emergency medical services (EMS) crews. The unidentified passenger was transported by EMS professionals to a local hospital for treatment. The trail of destruction the car crash left everything inside the Jarabacoa City restaurant broken, smashed at least eight windows of the restaurant, collapsed Grecian-style columns, and knocked bricks off of buildings. The owner of Jarabacoa City restaurant reportedly was not able to open for business on Wednesday due to the destruction. It is unknown what caused the fatal crash. Investigators are currently conducting a full investigation and are reconstructing the crash.

Legal News Reporter: Nicole Howley-Legal news for Pennsylvania automobile accident lawyers.