Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Crash on Robbins StPa Accident News
Philadelphia, PA (October 1, 2022) – A woman was killed in a fatal hit-and-run pedestrian accident at an intersection in Philadelphia on Saturday morning, October 1.
Philadelphia Police received the call around 3 a.m. and arrived at the intersection of Robbins Street and Torresdale Avenue. A 21-year-old woman was walking in the area of the intersection when she was suddenly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not yet known. The driver of the vehicle fled the scene without stopping.
Several local responders, including Philadelphia paramedics and fire crews, were called to the scene to help those in need. The female pedestrian was severely injured and was tragically pronounced dead at the scene by EMS crews. It is not believed that anybody else was injured in the accident.
The roadway was blocked at the intersection for an extended period of time. Police worked to clear the scene as quickly as possible.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the accident continues. Police will update with more information as it is available.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Fatal Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads in the state of Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that pedestrians have no protection from harm when they are involved in an accident with any type of large vehicle. Hundreds of pedestrians are killed and thousands more are injured in pedestrian accidents in Pennsylvania every year. In 2020, it was reported that approximately 158 pedestrians were killed in fatal accidents due to the reckless acts of others. It is never easy to lose someone you love in a pedestrian accident. If you have sustained these losses, you should speak with an attorney immediately.
You may wonder what options you and your family have after you have lost someone you love in a fatal pedestrian accident. As you are grieving such immense losses, you may be left with a wide array of questions. You may also wonder how you and your family will pay the many bills that pile up against you. You should never have to feel stressed and alone after you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident. Speaking with a Philadelphia wrongful death attorney is in your best interests at this time.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you after you have lost someone close to you in a pedestrian accident. We understand how overwhelmed you and your family may be feeling after you have suffered losses in a fatal collision. You may find that you are eligible for a wide array of financial damages at this time, which include the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income and future loss of earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Therapy costs
We are here for you and your family every step of the way during one of the most difficult times in your life. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 for more information.
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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.