Philadelphia, PA (May 3, 2022) – On Monday night, May 2, three people were injured in a motorcycle accident that happened in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia Police confirmed that the accident happened after dark at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Rising Sun Avenue. Two motorcyclists were traveling together in the area. It is believed that the motorcycles collided with each other and one struck a tractor-trailer that was parked near the intersection. It is not known if anybody was inside the truck at the time.
Philadelphia paramedics and fire crews were immediately dispatched to the scene to help those in need. Two victims on the motorcycles, who have not yet been identified, were rushed to the hospital in critical condition. A third person was hospitalized with minor injuries and is expected to make a full recovery.
Due to the severity of the collision, the road was blocked at the intersection for some time. Police worked to clear the scene so traffic could resume as normal.
Philadelphia Police continue their investigation into the circumstances leading up to the collision at this time.
We offer our thoughts to those affected by this accident and hope that they will fully recover.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents that happen in all of Pennsylvania. These accidents are especially severe when they happen on our major roads and in our major cities, such as Philadelphia. So many motorcycle accidents can be avoided when drivers of large passenger vehicles pay close attention to the roads around them. Motorcycle accidents are likely to lead to severe and even life-threatening results. In fact, a recent report by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that motorcycle accidents are about 27 times more likely to lead to fatalities. If you or someone you know has been affected by a motorcycle accident, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
One of the most complex trials that a motorcyclist will face after an accident is proving that another party is liable. The insurance company will try to do whatever is necessary to downplay your claim and offer you much less than you deserve. You may be feeling confused and alone as you face the aftermath of a collision on your own. Luckily, you have options as you move forward with a motorcycle accident claim. Having the help of a Philadelphia motorcycle accident lawyer on your side can be incredibly beneficial.
At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here to help you move forward after a motorcycle accident that is not your fault. We believe that you should never back down and accept less from the insurance company when it comes to your case. We are ready and willing to take your claim to either settlement of trial, depending on where it leads. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for multiple aspects, including the following:
- Medical expenses of the past and present
- Lost income due to missing out on time at work
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral expenses if a death has occurred
We are here for you every step of the way during these complex times. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 600-0681 for the help you deserve in your time of need.
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