Philadelphia, PA (March 23, 2023) – A pedestrian was left injured following a car crash that took place in the Haddington section of the city on Monday evening, March 20.
At approximately 6:20 p.m., the Philadelphia Police Department and firefighters were called to the scene of an accident on North 55th Street.
According to officials, a pedestrian was struck by a bus on North 55th Street in the area of Vine Street during the evening hours.
The pedestrian suffered injuries in the crash. Emergency medical services responded to care for the victim and transferred them to a local hospital.
The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating.
We hope the pedestrian is able to recover quickly.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents take place every day in the state of Pennsylvania. In many instances, those who are involved in these accidents are left with serious injuries. When large commercial vehicles, such as buses, are involved in these accidents, the chances of severe injuries are drastically increased.
Pedestrians are already vulnerable to suffering serious injuries due to the fact that they are unprotected. When large commercial vehicles are involved in these accidents, they are at even greater of a risk of suffering. Severe spinal cord injuries, internal organ injuries, and other serious injuries that require extensive medical treatment. The unfortunate truth is that we see countless people hospitalized and other serious injuries following pedestrian accidents every year in our state.
When pedestrians are injured in accidents, they often have options available that can help them protect their legal rights. Seeking help from a Philadelphia pedestrian accident lawyer can help you better understand your rights as a victim and the options that you have for getting justice. It is only right that you are able to hold the negligent driver accountable following your accident.
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, our attorneys understand how difficult it can be to pick up the pieces and move forward after a serious Pennsylvania car accident. Our knowledgeable lawyers are here to support you throughout your entire legal journey and will help ensure that you receive the rightful compensation for any damages or losses incurred due to the reckless acts of others. We truly care about your rights and want you to have the absolute best outcome possible in your case. If you were involved in a car wreck, contact one of our caring Philadelphia attorneys today at 1-800-90-LEGAL or 1-800-905-3425 for more information on what options are available for you right now.
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