Philadelphia, PA – Car Crash with Injuries on I-95 Near Walt Whitman Bridge

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January 10, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (January 9, 2022) – Around 7:21 p.m. on the night of Sunday, January 9, a car crash with injuries occurred on a highway in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Police confirmed that the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-95 around the area of exit 19, the Walt Whitman Bridge. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with each other. The involved vehicles were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Several responders, including Philadelphia paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained serious injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.

Due to the severity of the accident, a large portion of the roadway was blocked for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues. Police will update as more information becomes available.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Car accidents have been increasing on our roads every year in Philadelphia. Philadelphia has some of the most dangerous highways within the entire state. In 2016, Philadelphia County saw approximately 12,189 car accidents, accounting for 100 fatalities and a total of 301 major injuries. These accidents happen before our very eyes when drivers are not paying close attention to what is happening around them. As an injured victim, you may wonder what options you have after a car accident. You should always have legal help on your side so that you know what steps you should take next.

The aftermath of a car accident can impact your life in many ways. This is why it is crucial that you speak with a Philadelphia car accident attorney after an accident that is not your fault. An attorney can be incredibly beneficial to every aspect of your claim, especially if you have sustained life-altering injuries. Some of these injuries include the following:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Internal organ damage
  • Fractures

These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have been unable to get back on your feet after a car accident, you should have the help of a Philadelphia personal injury attorney on your side.

Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys

At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. An injured victim should always be able to take legal action so that they can become reimbursed for their damages after an accident. Our attorneys have years of experience and will help you work toward the justice and compensation you deserve. We believe that you should never go it alone when it comes to moving forward with a claim. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 for more information on what options are available for you at this time.

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. 

Disclaimer: The photos used in this post were not taken at this accident scene. All information contained in this post is informational and not intended to be considered legal or medical advice. This post is not a solicitation for business.