Philadelphia, PA (January 29, 2022) – Police responded to the scene of an injury accident that happened on a major highway in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon, January 29.
Philadelphia Police confirmed that the accident happened around 1:28 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-95 near exit 30, Cottman Avenue and Rhawn Street. Two or more vehicles were traveling on the highway in the area when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles sustained heavy damages and had to be towed from the scene.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims sustained injuries due to the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the roadway was blocked in the northbound lanes.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents are a leading cause of hospitalizations in Pennsylvania, especially when it comes to our major cities. Philadelphia has seen an uptick in the amount of people who are injured and even killed in car accidents every year within the city. Between January and October 2019, statistics showed that 75 people were killed in fatal car accidents in Philadelphia alone. Many others were injured in these horrific accidents, which are known for primarily taking place on our major highways. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own, especially if you have never faced one in the past. This is why you should have the assistance of a legal advocate on your side when it comes to your claim.
Every time you get behind the wheel of your car, you are likely to become involved in a car accident. Though these accidents are unexpected, they happen every hour of the day. If you have sustained injuries in a collision, you should have the help and guidance of a Philadelphia car accident attorney on your side. Car accidents lead to some of the most severe injuries, including the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Internal organ damage
- Broken bones
It is never easy to move forward after a serious car accident. Because of this, you should seek the help of a Philadelphia personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you move forward after you have sustained injuries in a car accident in Pennsylvania. With years of experience and resources, our attorneys are here for you every step of the way when it comes to your claim. You may be facing many challenges when it comes to facing the insurance companies in your case. Luckily, we can help you through these difficult times. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Philadelphia 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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