Philadelphia, PA (January 23, 2022) – On Sunday morning, January 23, an injury accident occurred on a major highway in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police confirmed that the accident happened at 8:50 a.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 around the area of exit 17, Broad Street. Two or more vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not entirely known. The involved vehicles were badly damaged due to the collision.
Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims sustained injuries as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their conditions are not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in multiple northbound lanes of traffic around the area of the Walt Whitman Bridge. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Philadelphia sees a large percentage of Pennsylvania’s car accidents every year. In fact, Philadelphia County witnessed 12,189 car accidents in 2016 alone. Though these accidents can typically be prevented, they continue to occur due to the outright reckless acts of others. Car accidents happen on our major highways due to many different reasons, including some of the following:
- Driver distractions
- Fatigued driving
- Disobeying traffic signals
At the center of every claim is a party or multiple parties who are at fault for your accident. Showing that another party is negligent is what you will need to do to move forward with an accident claim. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can rely on in your time of need.
Moving forward with a car accident claim is not always easy to do, which is why you should speak with an experienced Philadelphia car accident lawyer. You will have to show that a negligent party owed you a duty of care but breached that duty of care, which led to your accident and injuries. Working with an attorney can ensure that you can compile the necessary evidence in your claim, as well as meet deadlines that are required of you. You should always have the help of a Philadelphia personal injury attorney on your side when you need it the most.
Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you move forward after a car accident that is not your fault. We will help you meet the statute of limitations in your claim and will answer all the questions that you may have concerning your claim. Having an attorney will help you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Therapy costs
If you have been injured in a car accident that is not your fault, you have options available for you. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can help 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.
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.