Bristol, PA – Two Injured in Serious Pedestrian Accident on PA-13LawPaWriter
Bristol, PA (August 22, 2021) – Around 8 p.m. on Saturday night, August 21, a pedestrian accident injured a mother and child in Bristol.
According to Bristol Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of PA-13. A mother and her 16-month-old child in a stroller were crossing the street when they were struck by a vehicle headed south. The vehicle was then struck by a second vehicle that was unable to stop in time.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene. The mother and her 16-month-old were critically injured in the accident. They were rushed to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. Their current conditions are not yet known.
Both drivers involved in the accident remained at the scene and have been cooperating with the police.
The roadway was blocked for a period of time as police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most life-altering accidents due to the fact that pedestrians are some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads. In just one recent year’s time, over 4,474 pedestrians suffered from injuries in Pennsylvania and approximately 79 people were killed. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye and cause immense harm to those involved. Drivers are expected to pay close attention to the roads around them so that pedestrian accidents can be prevented but, unfortunately, this does not always occur. If you have suffered the loss of a loved one whose life has been lost in a pedestrian accident, you may be feeling alone and confused. You should be prepared to speak with an attorney that you can trust at this time.
The loss of a loved one can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. Losing a loved one can turn your life upside-down, leaving you with questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to moving forward with a successful claim? What evidence do you need to prove that another party is to blame for the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company for the first time? These are questions that you will be able to answer when you speak with a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you have lost a loved one in a pedestrian accident. We are here for you every step of the way as you navigate the Pennsylvania legal system. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of financial damages. If you have lost a loved one in an accident, please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you.
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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.