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Philadelphia, PA – Injuries Reported in Collision on US-1 Near Wissahickon Ave

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May 3, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (May 3, 2022) – One or more parties sustained injuries in a collision that happened at a Philadelphia intersection on Tuesday afternoon, May 3.

Philadelphia Police received calls around 4:20 p.m. in regards to the accident in the northbound lanes of US-1 near Wissahickon Avenue. Authorities confirmed that several vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes when they forcefully collided with each other. The circumstances leading up to the accident are not known. The vehicles involved in the accident had to be towed from the scene due to immense damages.

Many responders, including Philadelphia Fire and various paramedics, were called to the scene to assist those with injuries. One or more injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their identities and conditions have not yet been released by police.

Traffic was completely stopped in the area for a period of time until the scene was cleared.

The circumstances leading up to the accident are still being investigated by Philadelphia authorities at this time.

Our thoughts are with those injured in this accident in hopes of a fast recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Getting behind the wheel of a vehicle is a decision that many individuals make each day. Whether to travel to work or for recreational purposes, we enjoy the time that we have on the road. However, this time on the road can quickly turn into a nightmare when a car accident happens right in front of your eyes. This is even more life-altering when you have been involved, and injured, in a car accident. This is the reality that over 61,000 people face each year who are hurt in Pennsylvania collisions. You deserve the best possible recovery after an accident, which is where an attorney comes into play.

Many individuals who have been hurt in a car accident will be left with questions. How will you make ends meet? When should you call the insurance company and what should you do or say if the other party’s insurer calls you? Will your claim be settled out of court or will it make it all the way to trial? These questions will not be easy to answer on your own, especially if you are like most victims who are not well-versed in Pennsylvania accident laws. This is why it is essential and necessary to speak with a Philadelphia car accident lawyer immediately after your collision.

The aftermath of a car accident can leave you feeling alone, which is why our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here for you. You may find that you only have a short period of time to bring a claim, known as the statute of limitations. This is why you should act quickly when it comes to seeking legal help. Our attorneys will help you obtain compensation for various damages, including some of the following:

  • Past and present medical bills
  • Lost income due to missing work
  • Pain and suffering
  • Therapy costs

We will help you make things right so that you can move forward after a car accident. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we can help you.

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 medial 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.