Springfield Township, PA (December 13, 2023) – A man was seriously injured in a crash at 7:00 p.m. Monday on Butler Pike north of Blacktown Road in Springfield Township.
State police said an SUV driven by a 20-year-old man was headed west on Butler Pike. The SUV was trying to turn left into a driveway in the 1600 block but collided with an eastbound truck driven by a 29-year-old man. The truck tried to swerve but crashed into the SUV, police said. Police said one of the drivers sustained major injuries and was taken to a local hospital. The other driver and one or two passengers were seen via news footage at the scene and were evaluated by local EMTs. State police were assisted by the Springfield Fire Department, though an investigation remains active.
Our thoughts go out to the injured victims and their loved ones in hopes of their full recovery.
Motor Vehicle Crashes in Pennsylvania
Accidents involving automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, and buses happen daily in the Garden State. Thousands of individuals are tragically killed or wounded every year in these incidents, despite efforts by the government, automakers, and traffic experts to promote safe driving.
Motor vehicle accidents in Pennsylvania are a leading source of death and serious injury. Over 128,000 accidents were reported to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in 2018, according to its figures. Injuries from these accidents totaled 78,000. More than 4,500 were seriously hurt, while another 33,500 were wounded but not seriously. PennDOT also documented alcohol-related collisions in 2018, in addition to fatal crashes. At least one driver in around 331 car accidents had a BAC over the legal limit of.08%.
Increases in traffic accidents occur despite better car and road safety, posing a threat to all drivers.
Fortunately, the law may provide some remedies if an accident causes you harm. Contact an attorney who has handled situations similar to yours as soon as possible. If you want your legal team to have enough time to gather evidence, arrange the facts of your case, and build a sound claim on your behalf, it’s ideal to obtain legal counsel and skilled assistance as soon as possible.
And if there are any other parties involved, like your insurance company or the other driver’s insurance company, your lawyer will handle all of it for you. An experienced attorney can negotiate with these parties and will even contact your insurance company to inquire about coverage and your rightful compensation, even if you were not at fault.
Talk to a personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania immediately if you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident that wasn’t your fault. Regardless of the specifics of your accident, the lawyers at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys are ready to defend your rights and ensure a smooth recovery. After an accident that wasn’t your fault, it’s normal to feel confused, frustrated, and angry; nevertheless, you can rest assured that we will be there for you every step.
For more information on how our Springfield Township car accident lawyers may help you and your loved ones, please call (215) 600-0681.
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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