Philadelphia, PA (December 27, 2023) – On Wednesday, December 27, a truck and a passenger vehicle were involved in a collision on a local bridge, closing the U.S. 1 South (Roosevelt Expressway) ramp in Philadelphia that leads to westbound I-76 and City Avenue.
Following the crash that occurred during the afternoon, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday that the bridge’s structure had sustained damage. Until further notice, drivers were asked to utilize I-76 eastbound, Montgomery Avenue, and I-76 westbound. EMTs also responded to the scene of the wreck, though it’s unclear how many people were hurt in the truck accident. Meanwhile, authorities are still attempting to determine what occurred and have made a plea to any witnesses who may have seen the crash.
The injured victims and their loved ones are in our thoughts, and we hope for their full recovery.
Vehicle Wrecks in Pennsylvania
According to statistics provided by traffic specialists, more than a thousand people were killed or badly injured as a result of traffic accidents in Pennsylvania in a single year. Although many people were harmed across the state of Pennsylvania, these figures highlight how Philadelphia and other big cities in the state distort the data on accident injuries.
The roads and highways of the United States are not immune to tragic incidents. Like the rest of the country, distracted driving, speeding, and drunk driving are serious issues in the Keystone State.
You may not know what to do after a major vehicle accident that wasn’t your fault. You may have to pay for things like medical treatment, automobile repairs, missed earnings, and more, in addition to coping with the stress of the accident and the pain of injuries. Legal counsel can increase your chances of receiving the financial recompense you need to recover from your injuries.
An attorney can help you compile the necessary paperwork and ensure you don’t miss any important deadlines while filing your claim. It’s crucial to have prompt access to a good lawyer after an automobile accident. If you’ve been in a vehicle accident in the Philadelphia area, your first call should be to Spear Greenfield to talk with an experienced lawyer.
Our work to help those harmed in traffic accidents has been constant. Hiring an attorney is the first step in protecting your legal rights if you’ve been hurt in an incident that wasn’t your fault.
When a competent lawyer fights for an accident victim’s rights, the victim’s chances of receiving compensation improve dramatically. Victims may focus on recovery and moving on with their lives once they have received fair compensation for their losses.
We will fight for the compensation you need after a reckless motorist caused your automobile accident and added worry and frustration to your life. Please call our office at (215) 600-0681 to speak with a Philadelphia truck accident attorney if you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident.
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 media 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.