Philadelphia, PA – Multi-Vehicle Collision with Injuries on I-676 Near Exit 344

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January 9, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (January 8, 2022) – In the morning hours of Saturday, January 8, a multi-vehicle collision occurred in Philadelphia.

According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened at 9 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of I-676 around the area of exit 344, Ben Franklin Parkway and 23rd Street. Several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to collide with each other. The involved vehicles were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Numerous responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries due to 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 at this time.

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

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania

There are many risks for drivers in Philadelphia, especially considering that more accidents happen within the city than in many other areas of the U.S. Philadelphia has the worst rate of traffic-related deaths out of 100,000 residents. In 2018 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,190 traffic fatalities happened within the city. These accidents happen due to a wide array of reasons, including the following:

• Driver distractions
• Drunk or drugged driving
• Speeding
• Drowsy driving

If you have been hurt in a car accident that is not your fault, it is up to you to show that another party is at fault for your accident. It is never easy to face the aftermath of a car accident on your own, which is why you should speak with an attorney that you can trust.

Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a car accident on their own. Because of this, you should have the assistance of a Philadelphia car accident attorney on your side who can help you when you need it the most. The aftermath of a car accident can be a complex and frustrating time in your life. This is especially true if you have a wide array of questions and have to deal with the insurance company, which can make your claim incredibly difficult at times. You have options and should always speak with a Philadelphia personal injury attorney in your time of need.

Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys

At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we have diligently assisted those injured in car accidents over the years. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects including medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. You should never have to stand alone after a car accident. Please contact an accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 to find out 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.