Philadelphia, PA – Two-Vehicle Crash on I-95 Near Betsy Ross Bridge

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January 8, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (January 8, 2022) – On the morning of Saturday, January 8, a two-vehicle crash with injuries occurred in Philadelphia.

According to officials, the accident happened in the northbound lanes of I-95 around the area of the Betsy Ross Bridge. Two white sedans were traveling in the area when they collided with each other, causing both of the vehicles to spin out and lose control. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims sustained injuries due to the accident. Their conditions are not yet known.

Due to the severity of the accident, a total of 3 right lanes of traffic were blocked 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 single hour of the day on our major roads in Pennsylvania. In just one day’s time, it is estimated that approximately 220 car accidents took place within the state. Hundreds of thousands of people are injured in these accidents every single year. In 2020 alone, it was also reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state due to the reckless acts of others. There are many steps that you need to take after a car accident to ensure that your rights are being protected. It is not always easy to move forward during these difficult times. This is why you should have the experienced help of an attorney on your side.

If you have been hurt in a car accident, you should have the assistance of a Philadelphia car accident attorney on your side to help you. An attorney can be incredibly beneficial in your claim, especially if you have sustained serious injuries. Some of the most severe injuries that stem from car accidents include the following:

• Spinal cord injuries
• TBIs
• Broken bones
• Internal organ damage
• Paralysis

These injuries are sometimes so severe that they land victims in the hospital for some period of time, as well as cause them to miss out on time in the workplace. If you have sustained injuries in a collision, you should speak with a Philadelphia personal injury attorney that you can rely on.

Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys

Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you successfully move forward after a car accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system for the first time. Having an attorney on your side can help you lessen the stress that you may be feeling associated with your accident. We will help you work toward the justice and compensation you deserve. Please 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. 

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.