Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on N 5th St

Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on N 5th St

Philadelphia, PA (March 2, 2021) – On Saturday night, February 27, a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian crash occurred on a roadway in Philadelphia.

According to officials, the accident took place at 4500 North 5th Street. A 39-year-old man was standing alongside the road so that he could wait for traffic to pass. He was attempting to cross the street when an SUV struck him. Another passing vehicle then struck him a second time. Neither of the vehicles stayed at the scene.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene. The pedestrian, identified as a 39-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police are now looking for the drivers responsible for the accident.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

3/2 Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on N 5th St Pedestrians are known for being the most vulnerable parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. Pennsylvania is no stranger to these accidents, which occur in the blink of an eye when drivers are not paying close attention to the roads around them. In just one year’s time in Pennsylvania, hundreds of people are killed due to the recklessness of others due to pedestrian accidents. If you have lost somebody that you love in an accident, it is imperative that you have the help of an accident attorney.

No amount of money can bring back somebody whose life has been lost as a result of a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident. However, financial compensation can help you move forward in a variety of ways. As you grieve the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will ever afford to keep up with the bills that pile up against you. If you have lost somebody you love in an accident, you may wonder how you and your family are going to move forward. It is essential that you speak with a Pennsylvania wrongful death attorney who has your best interests in mind.

Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you have lost somebody close to you in a pedestrian accident. We will aggressively fight to protect your rights and provide you with the resources you need to be successful when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident attorney 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 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.