Chester, PA – Two Police Cruisers Collide in Crash at 9th St & Madison St
Chester, PA (November 22, 2022) – Around 8 p.m. on the night of Sunday, November 20, two police cruisers were involved in a crash at an intersection in Chester.
According to Delaware County officials, the accident happened at the intersection of 9th Street and Madison Street. Two police cruisers were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide with each other. Both vehicles slammed into a building, which led to a fire and extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person was injured as a result of the accident. They were taken to the hospital and have been listed in stable condition.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with more information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts are with the injured parties with hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads over recent years in the state of Pennsylvania. In 2020 alone, it was reported that 104,475 car accidents took place in Pennsylvania, leading to injuries in 61,248 people. Though a car accident could happen virtually anywhere, intersections are known for being some of the most common places for harm. In one recent year’s time in the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place. These accidents have been increasing on our roads and leading to severe harm to those involved. If you have sustained immense harm in a car accident, you may wonder where you can turn. Speaking with an attorney can help you get back on your feet in your time of need.
Moving forward after a car accident is never an easy thing to do. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you can only answer with the help of a Chester car accident attorney on your side. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, such as the following:
- Gathering evidence that is necessary in your case
- Helping you to meet deadlines that are required of you
- Answering any Georgia legal questions that you may have
After a car accident, you should be prepared to speak with a Chester personal injury attorney who can help you every step of the way with your claim.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to assist you after a serious car accident that is not your fault. We have extensive experience handling accident claims and will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the complex legal system in Pennsylvania. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects. Please contact a car accident attorney in Chester at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have moving forward.
Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately. We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.
Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.