Pennsylvania, PA – Scooter Rider Critically Injured on 2nd St near Arch St
Pennsylvania, PA (May 30, 2022) – Police in Pennsylvania are currently investigating an accident that caused serious injuries. A pedestrian was sent to the hospital with critical injuries.
Emergency personnel was called to the scene located at the intersection of Arch Street and 2nd Street early Sunday, May 29, at around 2:30 p.m. A pedestrian crash was reported in the area that required an emergency dispatch.
Officials reported that the pedestrian riding a scooter at the intersection was struck by an unknown vehicle that then fled the scene without stopping to render aid or wait for police.
The injured victim was transported to Jefferson Hospital where they are listed in extremely critical condition. Police stated the vehicle that struck the pedestrian may have been a black Ford, though the details remain under police investigation at this time.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured victim. No further details have been released concerning the nature of the collision.
Pedestrian Collisions in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian collisions are some of the most severe wrecks that happen in Pennsylvania. Pedestrians are prone to serious injuries or even death if they become involved in a traffic collision due to being totally unprotected while they travel. Hundreds of pedestrians lose their lives every year due to serious and catastrophic accidents. In 2020, approximately 145 pedestrians lost their lives in car crashes in Pennsylvania. If you or someone you love has recently been hurt in a pedestrian crash caused by a negligent driver, you have legal options to help you recover.
It is important that you have the help of a personal injury lawyer if you were injured by a negligent driver in a pedestrian accident. A personal injury attorney can help you recover in various ways after you’ve been hurt by driver negligence. You may be suffering physically, emotionally, and financially after being hurt in a serious car accident. A lawyer can help determine fault, and, when it is determined that another person caused your wreck, an attorney can get you financial compensation for your injuries and losses.
When you are financially compensated for the damages you may have endured due to your recent crash, you will then be able to focus on your physical and emotional recovery. You should be able to focus on your health and well-being, and that of your family members, without having to worry about the financial aspect of your case. A personal injury lawyer in Philadelphia can help you collect compensation that can cover the cost of medical care, vehicle repairs, lost wages, and more after you’ve been wrongly injured in an accident.
The lawyers at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have years of experience helping injured accident victims recover just compensation for the losses they face. We understand how difficult this situation can be for you, which is why we have made it our professional duty to help those who find themselves stuck in such a situation. Call our law firm at (215) 731-9900 to speak with a lawyer regarding your case.
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