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Philadelphia, PA – Injuries Reported in Holmesburg Car Accident on I-95 at Cottman Ave

Philadelphia, PA - Injuries Reported in Holmesburg Car Accident on I-95 at Cottman Ave
September 12, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (September 12, 2022) – Authorities said that a handful of people suffered injuries in a multi-car crash that took place in the Holmesburg area on Monday evening, September 12th.

At roughly 11:50 p.m., an accident occurred on the northbound side of Interstate 95, not far from the Cottman Avenue exit.

Officers from the Philadelphia Police Department and emergency medical workers from the neighboring area arrived shortly after the incident. The reason for the event, however, cannot yet be identified.

The authorities are continuing their probe into the events that contributed to the crash. The investigation is still ongoing and is being conducted at this time.

Everyone involved in the accident is in our thoughts and prayers, and we wish them a full and swift recovery.

Automobile Accidents & Injuries in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Regrettably, rear-end collisions were the second most common kind of accident involving two automobiles in Pennsylvania in 2014. Because over 20,000 incidents involving several cars occur in Pennsylvania yearly, every motorist should drive with extra care.

Careless driving nearly always leads to a collision with the vehicle in front of you. The majority of rear-end collisions in Pennsylvania are caused by automobiles failing to heed stop signs. In some circumstances, it is clear who is to blame in a rear-end collision; in others, it is unclear what happened before the catastrophe.

It is normal practice to neglect the rear of a car when there is damage to the front. Despite this, there is still a potential for these events, like head-on collisions, to end in deaths. Even modest rear-end incidents may cause catastrophic injuries or considerable property loss.

When another car collides with yours from behind, the degree of your injuries is determined mostly by the speed of the other vehicle at the moment of contact. The majority of rear-end collisions are caused by one motorist suddenly stopping, causing the vehicle behind them to slam into them. When driving in a traffic jam, the forward momentum of the automobile in front of you may assist you in maintaining your own forward motion. When someone fastens their seat belt, the seat automatically adjusts to a more reclined position. Crashing into a seat or headrest while driving at high speeds may have devastating consequences, some of which may not be apparent for many hours or days.

If you were not the cause of the accident but were gravely hurt as a consequence of a rear-end collision, the individual responsible must pay your medical bills and lost income.

If a person is wounded in a vehicle accident and is unable to return to work as a consequence of the injuries, the insurance company may attempt to find any reason to avoid paying for long-term care or reimbursement for lost income and earning potential. This might involve looking for a rationale why the person’s injuries were not their fault.

To address this, the lawyers at Spear Greenfield will be at your side throughout any court proceedings, whether they take place in Philadelphia or elsewhere in the Commonwealth. If you’ve been harmed in a vehicle accident in Pennsylvania, give us a call at (215) 600-0681, and we’ll put you in contact with an attorney who is knowledgeable about the legal system in Pennsylvania and will help you in crafting a strong case on your side.

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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