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Philadelphia, PA – Injuries Reported in Serious Car Accident on I-76

5/4 Philadelphia, PA – Injuries Reported in Serious Car Accident on I-76
May 4, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (May 4, 2022) – Injuries stemmed from a serious collision that took place on a highway in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon, May 4.

According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened around 3:35 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-76 around the area of South Street and Market Street. Two or more vehicles collided in the westbound lanes when one or more vehicles lost control due to unknown reasons. All of the involved vehicles were severely damaged in the accident.

Several local responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Fire crews assisted victims out of their vehicles and paramedics helped those with injuries. The injured parties were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

A large portion of the roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time following the collision. The scene was quickly cleared by police.

Philadelphia officials continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision at this time.

Our thoughts are with those who have sustained injuries as a result of the collision.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Cities are one of the major areas where car accidents occur in the state of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia sees more car accidents than many other cities in Pennsylvania. In 2016 alone, approximately 12,189 people are hurt as a result of car accidents within all of Philadelphia County. The truth is, most of these accidents can be prevented on our roads. However, they keep happening every day due to a wide array of reasons. These include some of the following:

  • Distracted drivers
  • Driving while intoxicated
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

Whenever you handle a legal matter such as an injury claim, you may be feeling helpless and confused. Having the help of a car accident attorney on your side can be beneficial as you move forward.

Everybody needs a little backup when they are stepping into legal territory, which is where a Philadelphia car accident attorney comes in. An attorney can answer all of the questions that you have regarding your claim in its early stages, as well as help you meet all necessary deadlines. On top of this, they will be able to help you gather evidence and speak with witnesses and staff who are well-versed in Pennsylvania laws. When a car accident inevitably happens and turns your life upside-down, you should speak with a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer immediately.

Our attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to assist you and your family after a serious collision. Even the most minor of accidents can impact your life and cause devastating injuries that will affect you later on down the road. It is normal to feel overwhelmed but it is not normal to feel like you need to stand alone after an accident. Our attorneys are well-versed in Pennsylvania accident laws and will help you every step of the way. When the insurance company is trying to pay you as little as possible for your claim, we will ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve. Please contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 to find out more information on how we can assist you at this time.

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.