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Boothwyn, PA – Three Hospitalized After Gas Tanker Accident on Conchester Hwy

Boothwyn, PA - Three Hospitalized After Gas Tanker Accident on Conchester Hwy
September 22, 2022

Boothwyn, PA (September 21, 2022) – Three people were seriously hurt after a gasoline tanker crashed into a pickup truck on a Delaware County highway late Tuesday evening, September 20.

At around 11:30 p.m., it took place on the 600 block of Conchester Highway (Route 322) in Boothwyn. The back of one vehicle seemed to have been severely damaged, as shown in video obtained from the scene of the accident.

According to the authorities, a woman was thrown from the moving car. Two more people ended up being unable to free themselves and needed to be rescued. The three victims were then rushed to the hospital with numerous injuries, but their current states have not been disclosed to the public.

The inquiry into the accident is still ongoing.

We are hoping that those who were hurt in the crash may make a speedy and full recovery.

Data Relating to Automobile Crashes & Injuries in Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania in 2014, the second most frequent kind of accident involving two autos was a collision that occurred when one vehicle rear-ended the other. On Pennsylvania’s roadways, where more than 20,000 accidents involving several vehicles take place annually in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, every driver on the road should exercise an increased level of caution.

Driving without due care and attention almost invariably results in a collision with the vehicle in front of you. The majority of rear-end crashes in the state of Pennsylvania are caused by drivers who disregard the regulations of the road, such as stopping at stop signs. In some instances, it is crystal evident who is at fault in a rear-end accident, yet in other situations, the sequence of events that led up to the disaster is still a mystery.

It is common practice to disregard the damage to the car’s back when the front end of the vehicle has been harmed. However, the possibility of tragic outcomes in situations like as head-on crashes cannot be ruled out. Accidents of any severity, including those that take place in the back, have the potential to inflict substantial bodily harm and expensive property damage.

When you are rear-ended by another car, the speed of the other vehicle at the moment of impact is the primary factor that determines the severity of your injuries. The majority of rear-end crashes take place as a result of a driver quickly applying the brakes, which causes the car that is behind them to smash into them. In addition, even low-impact collisions, such as a bumper-to-bumper scuffle, may result in life-threatening injuries. For instance, the seat automatically reclines to a more upright position when the safety belt is attached. If you are moving at a high rate of speed and strike your seat or headrest, it might have significant repercussions, some of which may not become apparent for a number of hours or days.

If a victim of a car accident is rendered permanently unable to work as a result of their injuries, an insurance company may look for ways to get out of paying for long-term care or for lost revenue and earning potential by looking for loopholes in the law. It is possible that one of the steps in this process will include determining why the person did not bring on their own injuries.

In the event that you’ve been injured in an accident that wasn’t your fault, Spear Greenfield can help you reach a settlement with the other party, both in and out of court, regardless of where in Pennsylvania the incident took place (Philadelphia or elsewhere). Please give us a call at (215) 600-0681 if you or a loved one has been hurt in a motor vehicle collision in the state of Pennsylvania. As our valued client, we will put you in touch with an attorney who is well-versed in the legal system of Pennsylvania and who will work hard to present a case that is powerful and compelling on your behalf.

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, 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.