Philadelphia, PA (March 8, 2022) – One person was killed and another was hurt in a fatal crash in Philadelphia on Tuesday morning, March 8.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened around 4 a.m. at the intersection of Torresdale Avenue and Levick Street. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they allegedly entered the intersection at the same time, forcefully colliding with each other. One of the vehicles, identified as a white sedan, was so badly damaged that the front was crushed in and the top of the vehicle was sheared off.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Another person, identified as a 46-year-old woman, was injured and rushed to the hospital. Their condition is not known at this time.
Due to the severity of the collision, the roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents happen every hour of the day throughout the state of Pennsylvania, some of which are minor and others that are incredibly severe in nature. The unfortunate truth is that many people lose their lives in fatal collisions every single year. In just 2020 alone, it was reported that approximately 1,129 people were killed in fatal accidents due to the reckless acts of others in Pennsylvania. These accidents happen in the blink of an eye even though they can typically be prevented. If you have lost someone you love in an accident, you should be prepared to speak with a legal advocate who has your best interests in mind.
Losing somebody you love in a fatal accident might be one of the most challenging things that you have ever endured. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down as you are faced with many bills that you cannot afford on your own. You should never have to worry about these losses as you are grieving the loss of your loved one. You will likely be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own. Because of this, you should seek the immediate assistance of a Philadelphia wrongful death attorney.
Philadelphia Wrongful Death Attorneys
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here to help you after you have lost someone close to you in a Pennsylvania car accident. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling during these difficult times. Our attorneys can assist you along the often problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. You should never have to deal with the stressful aftermath of a fatal collision entirely on your own. Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 to find out how we can help you.
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