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Philadelphia, PA – Two Killed in Two-Car Collision on Township Line Rd in Limerick

Philadelphia, PA - Two Killed in Two-Car Collision on Township Line Rd in Limerick
September 3, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (September 3, 2022) – Authorities said that two people died in a two-vehicle collision in Limerick Township Friday night, September 2nd.

A collision occurred at 9:20 p.m. in the 1200 block of South Township Line Road between Linfield Trappe and Rittenhouse Roads, according to Limerick police.

The police reported finding two “heavily damaged” automobiles at the location. According to authorities, two people trapped inside a car suffered critical injuries and were declared deceased on the scene. The officers took the dog to a nearby animal hospital.

The driver of the second car had non-life threatening injuries and was transferred by ambulance to a local hospital. According to the police, the driver is helping them with their investigation.

After a 4.5-hour closure, police said traffic would be reopened on Township Line Road. Those who saw or have information about the event are urged to contact authorities.

Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the deceased victims. We are hoping for the full recoveries of all injured victims involved in this wreck.

Major Car Accidents in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

According to research and data gathered from Pennsylvania roadways in 2014, rear-end collisions were the second most common kind of accident involving two vehicles. Every motorist in Pennsylvania should exercise extra caution on the roads since over 20,000 multi-vehicle accidents occur every year in the Commonwealth.

The careless driver usually causes rear-end crashes. In Pennsylvania, the leading cause of rear-end collisions is drivers disobeying traffic signals by proceeding through stop signs. The at-fault party in a rear-end collision may not always be so easy to identify, but there are times when it’s crystal clear who did what.

After a collision, the rear of a car is often forgotten about. However, these accidents may be just as lethal as head-on ones. Minor rear-end crashes may still do a lot of harm.

When you’re in a rear-end accident, the other car’s speed of contact greatly affects how badly you’re hurt. The leading cause of rear-end crashes is a driver’s quick stop or halt, which is met by a collision with the vehicle behind. The momentum of the automobile in front of you helps move your vehicle ahead. After buckling in, a seatbelt forces the passenger to recline backward. When traveling at high speeds, crashing into a seat or headrest may have serious effects that may not become apparent until hours or days later.

The person at fault should pay for your medical bills and missed wages if you were critically harmed in a rear-end incident that wasn’t your fault.

Regrettably, insurance companies may do everything in their power to avoid paying for long-term care or compensation for lost income and lost earning potential in the case of a handicap caused by an auto accident.

However, at Spear Greenfield, our lawyers will be at your side the whole time as you navigate the courts of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth as a whole to pursue claims. Get in touch with us at (215) 600-0681 if you’ve been involved in a vehicle accident in Pennsylvania; we’ll connect you with an attorney who is well-versed in Commonwealth law and can help you strengthen your case.

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. 

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