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Harrisburg, PA – Car Accident at S 17th St and Chestnut St Intersection

Harrisburg, PA (May 19, 2020) – Around 12:45 p.m. yesterday, May 18, a car accident with injuries was reported at an intersection in Harrisburg.

According to police, the collision took place at the intersection of South 17th Street and Chestnut Street. Harrisburg Police and other responders were dispatched at the scene of the accident.

Police confirmed that multiple vehicles were badly damaged as a result of the accident and numerous people reportedly sustained injuries. The victims were all transported to the hospital by ambulances.

Harrisburg Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Harrisburg, PA – Car Accident at S 17th St and Chestnut St IntersectionHundreds of car accidents occur in Pennsylvania every day. In 2017, statistics showed that approximately 15 crashes took place every single hour in the state of Pennsylvania. Being injured in a car accident can have an enormous impact on all aspects of your life, from emotional levels to physical and financial. If you plan on bringing a personal injury claim following a Pennsylvania car accident, it is imperative that you have a skilled accident attorney helping you every step of the way.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have years of experience assisting those in need after accidents that are not their fault. We will work on your behalf and provide you with the resources necessary to hold a party liable for their role and responsibility in your accident. You have a right to compensation for an array of losses and should not have to stand alone. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania to find out how we can assist you at (215) 731-9900.

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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.