Bensalem, PA – Serious Pedestrian Accident with Injuries on Lincoln HwyLawPaWriter
Bensalem, PA (May 5, 2021) – On Tuesday night, May 4, around 9:30 p.m., a serious pedestrian accident took place in Bensalem.
According to the Bensalem Police Department, the accident happened at 2300 Lincoln Highway. Police confirmed that a silver vehicle struck a pedestrian who was walking in the area. The vehicle then fled north on the highway.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been formally identified, was taken to a local hospital in critical condition.
The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time.
No further details have been released. The investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Because pedestrians have no protection from harm in the event of an accident, many victims are catastrophically injured and even killed each year due to these accidents. In 2017 alone, approximately 150 pedestrians were killed and many others were seriously injured as a result of serious pedestrian accidents. Lives are risked every single day in Pennsylvania due to the negligence of others. Being injured in a pedestrian accident can turn your life upside-down, which is why you should be prepared to speak with an accident attorney.
The aftermath of a pedestrian accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life, which is why injured victims should seek the immediate help of an attorney. Pedestrians sustain some of the most life-altering injuries including spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you may be wondering where you can turn. It is essential that you speak with a knowledgeable personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania immediately.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. We believe that you have many options for recovery and should never stand alone after an accident. Our attorneys will ensure that your rights are being protected every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on your options moving forward.
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Disclaimer: As a well-respected member of the community, we at Edelstein, Martin & Nelson strive to improve the overall safety and quality of life for everyone who drives on our roads and highways. We are always saddened by these accidents but hope that, through awareness members of our community will take precautions to avoid these accidents. This is not a solicitation for business, and this information should not be misconstrued as medical or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.