Elkins Park, PA (February 11, 2022) – On Friday afternoon, February 11, a car accident with injuries happened at an intersection in Elkins Park.
According to local officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Lycoming Avenue and Lenape Avenue around 1:20 p.m. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to forcefully collide with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged.
A variety of responders, including local paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their identities and conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was completely blocked in the area of the intersection for some time. Traffic was directed around the accident until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen every year in the state of Pennsylvania due to the negligence of others. In one recent year, over 104,000 car accidents took place throughout the entire state, with a large percentage of these accidents leading to injuries. Car accidents can happen virtually anywhere within the state but intersections are known for being some of the most common places. Millions of intersection-related accidents happen every single year within the entire U.S. It is estimated that approximately one-half of all injuries stemming from car accidents in the U.S. happen at intersections. This makes them some of the most dangerous places for collisions. If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should have the help of a legal advocate on your side.
Everybody who utilizes our roads knows that there is a possibility that they will become involved in a car accident. Unfortunately, there is no way that you can control the actions of the drivers who use the roads around you. If another party’s negligence has led to an accident, you will have to prove that the other party is at fault for your accident. Your car accident claim can become incredibly complex within a short amount of time. Because of this, you should speak with an Elkins Park personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
Elkins Park Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. The aftermath of a car accident can leave you in a difficult position that you may not be prepared to face on your own. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have been hurt in a car accident, you have a variety of options. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Elkins Park at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can assist you.
Note: Our team of writers uses secondary sources to produce this post including local and state media and news sources, local and state police incident reports, social medial platforms as well as eyewitness accounts about serious accidents that take place in Pennsylvania. For that reason, if you find any information that is not correct, please contact Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys as soon as possible so that we can update the post with the most accurate information available. A post will be removed upon request.
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