Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian on Jasper St

Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian on Jasper St

Philadelphia, PA (November 19, 2020) – Around 8:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, November 19, a fatal accident involving a pedestrian took place in Philadelphia.

Police confirmed that the accident occurred on jasper Street around the area of Allegheny Avenue. A 22-year-old was driving his green Kia SUV heading in the wrong direction on the roadway at the time of the accident. His vehicle collided head-on into a Chevrolet Malibu being operated by a 47-year-old woman at the intersection.

A male pedestrian was walking in the area at the time of the accident and was also struck by one or both of the vehicles.

Paramedics were dispatched to the scene of the accident to assist those in need. The 47-year-old woman was pronounced dead at the scene while the pedestrian was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

The driver of the Kia was hospitalized but recovered. He is now in police custody.

Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the collision.

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

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

11.19 Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Accident Involving Pedestrian on Jasper StPedestrians are known for being some of the most vulnerable parties on our roads, which means that they are prone to some of the most immense harm in the event of an accident. Because pedestrians have no protection from harm, they are more likely to lose their lives than many other parties on our roads. In 2014, it was determined that approximately 166 people were killed as a result of pedestrian accidents in the state of Pennsylvania. Many others were injured. If you have been harmed in a pedestrian accident and wonder where you can turn, it is crucial that you speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.

It is not always easy to move forward after a pedestrian accident, especially if you are wondering how you will afford to pay for a variety of financial losses as you work on your physical recovery. You may be faced with an array of challenges that you cannot face on your own, which is why you should have a dedicated legal advocate on your side. A Pennsylvania personal injury attorney will be able to help you achieve compensation for your losses and answer any questions that you have along the way. See our proven track record of success assisting those who have been injured in Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents at

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our dedicated and experienced attorneys have dedicated our lives to assisting those injured in pedestrian accidents in the state of Pennsylvania. We are here to provide you with the necessary resources to be successful when it comes to every aspect of your claim. We will help you determine if you are eligible for various types of compensation in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help 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 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.