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Philadelphia, PA – Multi-Vehicle Collision in NB Lanes of Roosevelt Blvd

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February 7, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (February 7, 2022) – On Monday afternoon, February 7, a multi-vehicle collision with injuries took place on a roadway in Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Police confirmed that the accident happened around 4:22 p.m. in the northbound lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard around the area of Wissahickon Avenue. Several vehicles were traveling in the northbound lanes when they forcefully collided with each other due to reasons that are not yet known. The vehicles involved in the accident were extensively damaged and had to be towed from the scene.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. Two or more victims were injured as a result of the collision. The injured parties were hospitalized, though their identities and conditions are not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic as police worked to clear the scene. This led to delays as the scene was cleared.

No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen in the state of Pennsylvania every single year. In just 2020, in fact, it was reported that approximately 104,475 car accidents happened within the state. Out of these accidents, approximately 61,248 led to serious injuries. Car accidents happen on our major roads due to many different reasons, including the following:

  • Distracted driving
  • Drunk or drugged driving
  • Speeding
  • Falling asleep at the wheel

After being injured in a car accident, it is up to you to show that another party is at fault for your accident. You have options and should speak with an attorney that you can trust as you move forward.

Many individuals do not know where they can turn after a car accident. Having the help of a Philadelphia car accident attorney on your side can be extremely beneficial. There are some ways that you can bolster your legal position after a car accident and an attorney can help you during these difficult times. They can help you obtain evidence that can be useful in your claim, hire experts, and help you meet deadlines in your claim. If you have sustained injuries in a car accident that is not your fault, you have options. You should be prepared to seek the help of a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.

Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys 

Our skilled attorneys at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are here to help you after you have been hurt in a car accident that was caused by another party. We understand how overwhelming a collision can be and offer our help and resources when you need them the most. A car accident can affect your life in a variety of ways that you may not be prepared to face on your own. Having an attorney on your side can ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 for the help you deserve.

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.