Bensalem, PA (July 7, 2023) – Authorities in Bucks County have launched an investigation after a pedestrian accident that took place on Thursday, July 6, in the Bensalem area.
The incident reportedly occurred on Street Road near Route 1 at about 10:30 p.m. One person was apparently struck and injured by a driver traveling in Street Road’s westbound lanes.
No word has been given on the victim’s current condition, though police confirmed that they were taken to a local hospital.
It’s unclear if the driver stayed at the collision scene, and authorities have not released any other details about the accident. However, an investigation remains ongoing at this time.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victim and their loved ones. We hope for their full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents Across Pennsylvania
Statistics on pedestrian fatalities in Pennsylvania are bleak, and they show no signs of improving. Since 2019, the number of pedestrian fatalities in Pennsylvania has increased by 21%.
In addition, there has been a sharp increase in pedestrian fatalities during the past decade. Pedestrian deaths are projected to climb by 54% between 2010 and 2020, according to preliminary statistics from the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Sidewalks, crosswalks, and parking lots are frequent sites of pedestrian accidents. Since pedestrian accidents are widespread in our state, it only makes sense that those who are seriously injured as a pedestrian in a collision with a car know their rights under the law.
Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys is here to assist you or a loved one get back on your feet after suffering serious injuries in an accident. When negotiating with insurance companies and filing a personal injury claim in a Commonwealth court, you can count on our firm’s full support.
If you or a loved one in Pennsylvania has ever had to deal with the aftermath of a pedestrian accident, you know how challenging it can be. Rand Spear and the rest of the personal injury attorneys at Spear Greenfield will fight tirelessly on your behalf in court.
If you’re interested in setting up your initial, no-cost consultation, please contact us as soon as possible. You’re welcome to stop by at no expense or commitment to explore the possibilities with us.
Please know that you have our undivided attention and care as you face this difficult time. Don’t hesitate to contact our Bensalem car accident attorneys at (215) 600-0681 if you or a loved one has been injured in a car crash in Pennsylvania. We understand what it takes to present a compelling argument and case on your behalf after an accident has turned your life upside-down.
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 media 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, be sure to get in touch with 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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