Holmesburg, PA (December 5, 2022) – On December 5, at 8:30 p.m. in the Holmesburg region, many vehicles collided, resulting in potential injuries to both drivers and passengers.
According to the investigation conducted by the Holmesburg Police Department, the accident happened near the Academy Road exit on I-95 northbound. Due to unknown causes, two merging cars collided, severely damaging both vehicles.
A handful of fire rescue teams, EMTs, and other types of first responders were sent to the area to aid the injured. There was at least one injury as a result of the event; however, details on the nature and extent of that injury and the victim’s current condition are still unclear.
The causes behind the crash are now under investigation. Anyone who saw what happened or who has information about the incident should contact the HPD immediately.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their families.
Multi-Vehicle Crashes in Philadelphia
According to the latest available data from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, 10,110 automobile accidents occurred in Philadelphia County in 2020. (the highest in all of the Commonwealth’s counties). And every day in Philadelphia County, there are between 29 and 30 vehicle accidents.
In 2016, more than 12,000 crashes involving multiple drivers were reported in Philadelphia County.
When compared to other big cities, Philadelphia has one of the highest fatality rates per 100,000 due to automobile accidents. Being in an accident is one of the most terrifying and upsetting experiences anybody can go through, and it may leave lasting psychological scars. The stakes would be much higher if you were involved in an automobile accident that wasn’t your fault but was still brought on by another driver’s carelessness or lack of attention.
Our lawyers at Spear Greenfield are committed to being transparent with their advice. To do this, we avoid using unnecessary legalese that might confuse the reader. If you’ve been injured in an accident, our attorneys will walk you through filing a claim and explain all you need to know.
At Spear Greenfield, we are a team of skilled trial lawyers committed to protecting our clients’ rights even in the face of grave danger. We’ll help you evaluate your personal injury claim and fight for maximum recompense for your and your loved ones’ suffering.
If you or a loved one has experienced physical, emotional, or financial damage as a result of an accident, you should not hesitate to see an attorney about possible legal action. Spear Greenfield’s legal counsel provides the most up-to-date information possible for you to make well-informed decisions. The team at Spear Greenfield will assist you in gathering evidence and making sure you receive the treatment you need. Get in touch with us if you have concerns or want more information about your legal options after a vehicle accident and need to hire a personal injury attorney.
Get in touch with our Philadelphia office as soon as possible by dialing (215) 600-0681 to speak with a car accident lawyer about how we can assist you and your loved ones. Keep in mind that you are not alone in going through this trying and unpleasant period.
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.
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