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Philadelphia, PA – SEPTA Bus Accident on I-95 at Broad St Leaves Several Hurt

Philadelphia, PA - SEPTA Bus Accident on I-95 at Broad St Leaves Several Hurt
November 11, 2022

Philadelphia, PA (November 10, 2022) – On Wednesday morning, November 9th, officers reported to the scene of an accident involving a SEPTA bus in the northbound lanes of I-95, just before the exit to Broad Street.

The serious accident involving a SEPTA bus occurred around 4:00 a.m. The Girard Point Bridge was backed up, and traffic cameras revealed that the area near the Platt Bridge was also jammed as a result of the incident.

Due to the collision, commuters driving into Center City saw significant delays starting near Philadelphia International Airport.

Lanes were momentarily closed and reopened, but at the time of the last report, just a single lane was moving. At least one person seemed to be transported to a nearby hospital by emergency medical technicians who were also seen on the site, though the current condition of that victim is unknown.

Officers of the Philadelphia Police Department have said that they are currently investigating the reason for the collision.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their loved ones at this time.

Bus Accidents in Pennsylvania

The frequency of commercial vehicle accidents on Pennsylvania’s highways has risen in recent years. In fact, commercial vehicle crashes have generated more severe injuries and fatalities than ever before. And according to statistics, the number of fatalities involving commercial vehicles in Pennsylvania climbed by close to 51% between 2011 and 2021.

Accidents involving commercial vehicles are among the worst crashes in Pennsylvania; as a consequence, individuals involved in these collisions often die.

This is particularly true in the case of a collision between a passenger car and a big commercial truck. If a family member was killed in a crash involving a commercial vehicle, you should examine your legal options with an attorney who is looking out for your best interests.

The loss of a loved one due to an accident involving a commercial vehicle will unquestionably be one of the most difficult moments of your life. In the wake of a serious incident, you should examine your legal options with an experienced Pennsylvania commercial vehicle injury attorney.

While you are mourning the death of a loved one, you should not have to worry about the financial difficulties caused by another individual’s carelessness. If a member of your family was murdered in an accident involving a commercial vehicle in Pennsylvania, you should consult with an experienced wrongful death attorney who can guide you through the whole legal process and explain each step.

After a deadly accident, the legal team at Spear Greenfield Personal Injury Attorneys is here to assist you. From beginning to end, our company will be at your side, leading you through the complexity of our legal system. Having a trustworthy attorney on your side can help you collect the compensation you deserve for your accident-related damages, including:

  • Medical expenses
  • Lost wages and prospective future earnings
  • Pain and suffering

In these difficult circumstances, we are by your side every step of the way. Please contact a Pennsylvania business vehicle accident attorney at (215) 600-0681 to understand how we may help you.

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.