Delaware Co, PA – Girl Killed, Others Injured in Car Accident on I-95 at Rte 420

Delaware Co, PA – Girl Killed, Others Injured in Car Accident on I-95 at Rte 420

Delaware Co, PA (May 8, 2021) – At 11:30 a.m. on the morning of Saturday, May 8, a girl was killed in a fatal crash in Tinicum Township, Delaware County.

A 12-year-old girl was killed in the accident, which occurred on Interstate 95 at Exit 9 near Route 420. One car flipped over, causing several lane closures. Authorities confirmed that 27-year-old Cynthis Rodriguez lost control of one of the vehicles at the scene. Both she and the 12-year-old girl were ejected, and the girl was pronounced dead at the scene. Rodriguez was transported to Crozer-Chester Medical Center via ambulance and is listed in critical condition.

Four other children, ages 2 months, 6, 9, and 10, and a 34-year-old woman, were also being treated at Crozer-Chester Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims in hopes of a full recovery.

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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.