Philadelphia, PA – Danyel Tingle Killed in Bicycle Accident on Westford Rd

Philadelphia, PA – Danyel Tingle Killed in Bicycle Accident on Westford Rd

Philadelphia, PA (January 30, 2023) – A man was killed in a fatal bicycle collision that took place at an intersection in Philadelphia on Friday night, January 27.

According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened around 8:30 p.m. at the intersection of Westford Road and Ashdale Street. Police confirmed that a bicyclist was traveling in the area when a driver in a 2005 Chevrolet came along and slammed into the bicyclist due to reasons that are not yet known. The driver then fled the scene of the accident without stopping to check on the cyclist.

Several local responders, including Philadelphia paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The bicyclist, who has since been identified as 41-year-old Danyel Tingle from the area, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene around 8:42 p.m.

Police confirmed that the driver of the vehicle that struck the cyclist called police around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 28, after the accident occurred. He was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter, driving without a license, and several other charges.

The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time as police worked to clear the scene.

No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the bicyclist who lost his life in this accident.

Bicycle Accidents in Pennsylvania

1/30 Philadelphia, PA – Danyel Tingle Killed in Bicycle Accident on Westford Rd Bicycle accidents may not be as common as other accidents on our roads but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic harm. This is due to the fact that bicyclists have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Between the years 2015 and 2019, it was reported that approximately 24 bicyclists were killed in fatal accidents every year. Bicyclists and pedestrians actually represent about 17% of all motor vehicle accidents leading to fatalities in 2019. If you have lost somebody you love in a bicycle accident, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.

Losing somebody you love in a Pennsylvania bicycle accident can affect your life in many ways. You may wonder where you can turn after a fatal accident, which is why you should have an attorney on your side. It is true that no amount of money can bring back a loved one whose life has been lost prematurely in a fatal bicycle accident. However, it can help you move forward on a financial level. You may be left with a wide array of questions that you cannot answer on your own after a bicycle crash, especially when someone you love. This is why you should immediately speak with a Philadelphia wrongful death attorney that you can rely on.

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have sustained the immense loss of a loved one in a fatal bicycle accident or any other type of Pennsylvania accident. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the legal system. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for some of the following aspects:

  • Medical expenses
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Pain and suffering

Please contact a bicycle accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 to find out 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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