Philadelphia, PA (March 24, 2023) – An accident involving two to three vehicles reportedly happened in the Philadelphia metropolitan region just after 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24. Officers added that the incident may have resulted in injuries.
According to the investigation conducted by the Philadelphia Police Department, the collision took place on southbound Interstate 95, not far from the exit for Highway 13. As two drivers merged lanes to the right, they were involved in a collision that resulted in substantial damage and wounded at least one person. The cause of the collision is yet unknown.
A number of first responders, including paramedics, firefighters, and others, were sent to the site of the incident. In the meantime, neither the status of the injured nor the severity of their injuries is known at this time.
The Philadelphia Police Department (PPD) is still investigating the cause of the collision and is now looking for witnesses to the incident at this time.
Our thoughts remain with the injured victims and their loved ones.
Automobile Accidents Across Pennsylvania
According to the most up-to-date numbers from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, there were at least 10,100 car accidents in Philadelphia County last year. In addition, every day in Philadelphia County, there are around 28 car accidents.
Philadelphia has an unacceptablely high death rate due to traffic accidents when compared to other big cities. Philadelphia’s death rate of 6 per 100,000 is much greater than New York City’s figure of 2.87 per 100,000. Boston has the lowest death rate of any major city in the United States with 1.93 deaths per 100,000 residents, although Los Angeles is not far behind at 5.74 deaths per 100,000.
Victims of vehicle accidents who suffer injuries are protected by the law. And at Spear Greenfield, we never make things more complicated than they need to be by talking to our clients in legalese. Our lawyers can help you quickly and easily file a claim for personal injury if you’ve been hurt. We will walk you through the process and show you how evidence such as fault may be proven.
No of the specifics of your collision, you can trust that our team of seasoned litigators will aggressively represent your best interests. We’ll look into your personal injury claim and do all in our power to get the greatest potential payment for you and your loved ones.
If you or a loved one has been hurt in a car accident, whether physically, emotionally, or monetarily, you should see a lawyer.
The staff at Spear Greenfield is here to help you get the assistance you need right now. If you have questions regarding your rights and options after a vehicle accident, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.
Please call our Philadelphia office at (215) 600-0681 right once if you or a loved one has been hurt in a vehicle accident.
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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