Philadelphia, PA (March 2, 2022) – Injuries were reported in a multi-vehicle collision that took place on a highway in Philadelphia on Wednesday evening, March 2.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-76 around the area of exit 342, Girard Avenue. It was reported that several vehicles were traveling in the area when one or more lost control, causing the vehicles to forcefully collide with each other. The vehicles involved in the accident were badly damaged as a result.
Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One or more victims were injured as a result of the accident. The injured parties were taken to local hospitals for treatment of unknown injuries.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes as police worked to clear the scene. This led to delays for a period of time.
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
Traffic accidents have been increasing quickly over recent years. These accidents have especially been on the rise in our major cities and Philadelphia is no stranger to this reality. In fact, thousands of car accidents happen in the city every year. In just 2016 alone, it was reported that approximately 12,189 car accidents happened in Philadelphia County and many more happened throughout the rest of the state. These accidents happen in many areas but our highways are some of the most common and dangerous places. Being hurt in a car accident can leave you in a difficult position, especially if you have never experienced one in the past. This is why it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust following a collision.
It is important to know that no car accident claim is “routine” because every car accident is unique. This means that you may not be prepared for what’s to come as you bring a claim. Speaking with a Philadelphia car accident lawyer can ensure that your rights are being protected after an accident. An attorney can help you prove that many factors were prevalent in your case, including the following:
- The driver who caused your accident owed a duty of care
- The driver breached this duty of care
- The breach of duty led to your accident
- Your accident led to injuries and other damages
The help of a Philadelphia personal injury attorney is one of the best first steps that you can take after a car accident.
Philadelphia Car Accident Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here to help you move forward after a serious Pennsylvania car accident. Our attorneys have the skills and experience necessary to help you through this difficult time in your life. We understand how overwhelming a car accident can be and offer our help when you need it the most. We will help you work toward 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 more information on what options are available for you.
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