Philadelphia, PA – Injury Accident at 61st St & Elmwood Ave Intersection

4/7 Philadelphia, PA – Injury Accident at 61st St & Elmwood Ave Intersection
April 7, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (April 7, 2022) – At 3 p.m. on Thursday afternoon, April 7, a car accident with injuries took place at an intersection in Philadelphia.

According to Philadelphia Police, the accident occurred at the intersection of 61st Street and Elmwood Avenue. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.

Due to the severity of the accident, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for some time. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.

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

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania

Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Pennsylvania, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. Hundreds of thousands of people are seriously injured in collisions within the state each year. In just one recent year, it is estimated that approximately 50% of injury and fatality accidents took place at intersections. These accidents occur due to a wide array of reasons, including some of the following:

  • Driver distractions
  • Intoxicated driving
  • Speeding
  • Drowsy driving

You, as an injured victim, must be able to show that another party is at fault for your accident if you want to move forward with a successful injury claim. This is why it is important that you speak with an attorney immediately after your accident.

Being hurt in a car accident can be a difficult thing to face. This is especially true if you have sustained injuries that you know will impact your life for days, months, or years in the future. Having the help of a Philadelphia car accident attorney on your side can help during these challenging times. An attorney will be able to help when it comes to many aspects of your case, from gathering evidence to meeting deadlines that are required of you. If you have sustained injuries in a car crash, you should speak with a knowledgeable Philadelphia personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.

Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys 

At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be on both physical and financial levels. Having an attorney on your side can lessen the stress that you may be feeling associated with your accident. We will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can help you in your time of need.

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.