Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Crash at Haverford Ave and Rhoads StLaw Pa
Philadelphia, PA (September 1, 2020) – Around 2 p.m. this afternoon, September 1, a fatal crash took place at an intersection in Philadelphia.
According to police, the collision occurred at the intersection of Haverford Avenue and Rhoads Street. The driver of a 2013 Ford struck the driver of a 2001 Honda. The vehicles collided so forcefully that they were sent into several parked cars.
Police confirmed that a 35-year-old man was killed due to the collision. Six others were injured including a 28-year-old woman, a 42-year-old man, a 62-year-old man, a 61-year-old woman, a 5-year-old boy, and one victim who has not yet been identified. It is believed that all of the victims are going to recover.
The woman who had been driving the Ford allegedly got out of her vehicle and fled the scene of the accident. Witnesses said that she had a baby with her.
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 victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
According to recent statistics, approximately three lives are lost every single day in the state of Pennsylvania. These accidents occur due to many different reasons, many of which are caused by the recklessness of others. Hit-and-run accidents are among some of the most severe accidents, which take place when drivers flee the scene of an accident without checking on those involved or calling the police. Losing a loved one in a fatal collision is never an easy thing to face on your own. Because of this, families are urged to speak with a wrongful death attorney who has handled claims like these in the past.
Nobody ever expects to lose a loved one in a fatal collision. Unfortunately, this is the reality for many families every year in the state of Pennsylvania. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, you are likely grieving your losses while working with the insurance company and trying to meet deadlines on your own. This is why it is especially imperative that you have a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania on your side. See our proven track record of success representing families who have lost a loved one at https://www.law-pa.com/settlements-verdicts/.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania accident attorneys are here to help you and your family after you have lost somebody you love in a serious accident. Our attorneys believe that nobody should ever have to stand alone after losing a loved one, especially if you can show that another party has acted in a negligent fashion. We will assist you along the way as you work toward compensation you deserve to cover aspects like medical expenses, funeral costs, and so much more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for the help you deserve.
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