Philadelphia, PA (May 6, 2022) – A multi-vehicle collision with injuries took place on a highway in Philadelphia on Friday morning, May 6.
Philadelphia Police confirmed that the accident happened around 4:25 a.m. in the westbound lanes of I-76 around the area of exit 345, 30th Street. Reports provided by police showed that an unspecified amount of vehicles were traveling in the area when they collided with each other due to unknown reasons. The scene was quickly secured and involved vehicles were towed from the scene.
Several parties were injured in the accident. One or more victims were taken to the hospital by paramedics for further assistance. Their identities and conditions are not entirely known at this time.
The roadway was blocked for a short period of time after the accident. Crews quickly worked to clear the scene and remove all debris left behind.
Philadelphia Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time.
Our thoughts are with those who received injuries in the crash. We hope that they make a quick and easy recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Reports from PennDOT suggest that car accidents have been increasing over recent years in the state of Pennsylvania. In fact, in 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 104,475 car accidents took place within the entire state, leading to injuries in 61,248 people. There are about 12 crashes every single hour in the state of Pennsylvania, which means that accidents are constantly happening due to the negligence of others. The unfortunate fact is that these accidents can largely be prevented but continue to happen due to the reckless acts of others. Being injured in a car accident can leave you in a difficult position as you wonder where you can turn. This is why it is essential that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible following a collision.
The injuries that stem from a car accident can be impactful and even long-lasting. Having a Philadelphia car accident lawyer on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected during one of the most complex times in your life. The most common types of injuries that stem from a car accident include the following:
- Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
- Internal organ injuries
- Neck and back injuries
Quite often, you will find that these injuries signal a long road to recovery for victims. Many victims will spend tens of thousands of dollars on their recovery, which you will be expected to pay out of pocket. This is why speaking with a Philadelphia personal injury attorney is so important.
Our accident attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to assist you and your family during one of the most difficult times in your life. Our law firm is fully committed to helping you obtain the best results as you move forward with a claim. We will represent you while protecting your legal rights along the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 to find out what we can do for you.
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