Lower Moreland, PA – One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Philmont Ave

Lower Moreland, PA – One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Philmont Ave

Lower Moreland, PA (October 17, 2022) – A pedestrian was killed in a fatal accident that took place in Lower Moreland on Saturday evening, October 15.

Lower Moreland Police confirmed that the accident happened around 7:31 p.m. at 3300 Philmont Avenue. A pedestrian was walking in the area when they started to cross the street and they were struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The driver stopped and remained at the scene of the accident after it happened.

Several responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, whose identity has not yet been revealed, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. Nobody else was allegedly injured as a result of the accident.

Due to the severity of the collision, a large portion of the road was blocked for some time. Police cleared the scene entirely within six hours.

The investigation into the circumstances leading up to the accident remains ongoing. Police will update with new information as it becomes available.

We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was reportedly lost in this accident.

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

10/17 Lower Moreland, PA – One Killed in Pedestrian Accident on Philmont Ave Pedestrian accidents may not be the most common accidents that occur on our roads in the state of Pennsylvania. However, they are known for being some of the most catastrophic accidents when they do occur. This means that many people are injured and many are killed in accidents throughout the state every year. Between 2012 and 2020, it was reported that approximately 158 pedestrians were killed each year in the state of Pennsylvania. It is never easy to face the loss of a loved one in a pedestrian accident. If you have lost somebody you love in a collision, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney immediately.

The loss of a loved one taken prematurely in a pedestrian accident can be an impactful time in your life. You may wonder where you and your family can turn after you have sustained these immense losses. As you grieve the loss of your loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. The aftermath of a fatal pedestrian accident can be devastating and stressful. If you have lost someone close to you in an accident, you should speak with a Lower Moreland wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you and your family move forward after you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. We believe that you have every right to hold a responsible party liable for the harm that they have caused you in a fatal accident. Our attorneys will assist you along the path toward compensation for an array of aspects, such as the following:

  • Medical bills
  • Lost income
  • Pain and suffering
  • Funeral and burial costs

Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Lower Moreland at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you.

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.

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