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Philadelphia, PA – Woman Hit & Seriously Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Frankford Ave

May 16, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (May 16, 2022) – A woman was transferred to a nearby Philadelphia hospital in critical condition after a crash that took place on Sunday evening, May 15.

Officers with the Philadelphia Police say that the woman, an unidentified 23-year-old, was walking across the street in the 7000 block of Frankford Avenue around 11:30 p.m.

At that time, she was allegedly struck by the driver of a Nissan that was going northbound in the area. First responders rushed to the site of the incident and transported the woman to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition.

The driver remained at the scene of the wreck to cooperate with authorities. No citations or arrests were made, but an investigation into the pedestrian accident is underway.

Our sincere thoughts are extended to the injured woman and her family. We hope for the victim’s full, fast recovery.

Serious Pedestrian Crash Injuries in Pennsylvania 

On our roadways, pedestrians are considered to be the most vulnerable persons, and this is especially true in congested cities like Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, which are both located in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that they do not possess any kind of protection against injuries in the event that they are involved in a collision with a vehicle of any kind.

Unfortunately, over the span of 2020 alone, officials say that approximately 145 people were killed in Pennsylvania pedestrian collisions, with a myriad of others sustaining moderate to major injuries.

You may experience feelings of helplessness and isolation if you or a loved one has been injured in one of these instances or if they have passed away. In addition, you may have issues and questions that can only be adequately addressed by an experienced, seasoned Philadelphia pedestrian accident attorney.

In the midst of your recovery from an accident occurring through no fault of your own or during your grief at the loss of a loved one, you may find yourself wondering how you will manage to get by. It goes without saying that you should never face the stressful aftermath of a pedestrian collision on your own.

It is imperative that you seek the advice of a Philadelphia accident attorney who is looking out for your best interests in the event that you or a member of your family has suffered serious injuries or lost their life due to the negligence of another person.

At Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys, we are here to assist you in every way possible during the legal process. After an accident that has left you seriously injured or mourning your loved one, we will do all we can to help you get back on your feet. We are aware of the emotional and financial toll that these awful incidents take on victims and their families. Thankfully, we will help you build a robust accident claim so that you have the best chance of securing your fair compensation for a number of losses, including:

  • Medical expenditures, both present and future
  • Loss of current income, in addition to a reduction in one’s prospective earnings in the future
  • Pain and suffering
  • Expenses associated with a funeral and burial

If you or someone you care about has been hurt in one of these incidents, please call our knowledgeable and compassionate Philadelphia pedestrian accident attorney at (215) 600-0681 for more information on how we may be able to assist you during this difficult time.

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 medial 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.