Philadelphia, PA (March 11, 2022) – On Friday, March 11, a child was killed in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place in Philadelphia.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened at 4000 Aldine Street. A family member was in the driveway of a home when a 3-year-old child went to greet the individual. This is when the family member struck the child as they were opening the door. The child was then pinned between the car door and a tree that was on the side of the street.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The 3-year-old child was rushed to a local hospital with severe trauma but she was tragically pronounced dead while there. The family member’s arm was also injured when they jumped from their moving vehicle to help the child.
The area was blocked off for an extended period of time following the accident. Police quickly worked to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most severe accidents that happen on our roads in Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 145 pedestrians were killed in fatal Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents. This put Pennsylvania at 15thhighest in the country when it comes to fatalities stemming from these accidents. Losing a loved one in a pedestrian accident can take a major toll on every aspect of your life. If you and your family have sustained these immense losses, you should speak with an attorney that you can rely on.
It is never easy to say goodbye to a loved one whose life has been taken prematurely due to a pedestrian accident. If you have suffered from these losses, you should be prepared to move forward with a claim. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You should never have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own. It is crucial that you speak with a Philadelphia wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Philadelphia Pedestrian Accident Attorneys
Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you after you have tragically lost a loved one in a fatal pedestrian accident. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that your rights are being protected after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We are committed to helping you achieve maximum compensation for a wide array of financial damages, including some of the following:
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial costs
- Medical bills before a death
If you have sustained these enormous losses, we will stand by your side every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 to find out how we can assist you.
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