Chester, PA – Trooper Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident in SB Lanes of I-95

Chester, PA – Trooper Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident in SB Lanes of I-95

Chester, PA (August 6, 2023) – At 3:45 p.m. on the afternoon of Sunday, August 6, a trooper was hurt in a hit-and-run accident in Chester.

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the accident happened in the southbound lanes of I-95. Police confirmed that a Pennsylvania State Trooper was investigating a car accident with two vehicles on the side of the road and waiting for a tow truck to arrive on the scene. While doing so, another vehicle approached the scene and struck the driver’s side of the trooper’s vehicle. The driver who struck the cruiser fled southbound without stopping.

Paramedics, fire crews, and several other local responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The trooper was taken to Riddle Hospital with injuries but is expected to be okay. A woman involved in the first crash was also injured and taken to Crozer Hospital. Her current condition is not yet known.

The highway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released at this time. State Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the parties injured in this crash with hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

8/6Chester, PA – Trooper Injured in Hit-and-Run Accident in SB Lanes of I-95Hit-and-run accidents are, unfortunately, on the rise throughout the state of Pennsylvania. In fact, the United States has been seeing a rise in these accidents in general. In 2015, it was reported that 737,100 hit-and-run crashes took place in the entire U.S. These accidents can be prevented when drivers take precautions and remain on the scene following an accident. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a car accident that was caused by another party. Speaking with an attorney is crucial after an accident.

Having your life turned upside-down due to a car accident can leave you feeling helpless and alone. This is especially true if you have sustained some of the following serious injuries:

  • Paralysis and spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs)
  • Internal organ damage
  • Broken bones
  • Burns

These injuries can be minor in nature or incredibly severe. They can land you in the hospital for days, weeks, or months at a time. This can signal a long road to recovery that you are not prepared for. It is important that you seek the help of a Chester car accident attorney after a hit-and-run crash caused by another party.

The aftermath of a car accident can be incredibly scary and life-altering. Because of this, our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you through these difficult times. We understand how difficult these times can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Chester at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you.

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