Philadelphia, PA – Fatal Motorcycle Crash at Stenton Ave and Haines StLaw Pa
Philadelphia, PA (September 13, 2020) – Around 7 p.m. last evening, September 12, a fatal motorcycle crash took place in Philadelphia.
According to authorities, the collision occurred at the intersection of Stenton Avenue and Haines Street. Though few details have been released, it was revealed that a woman was riding on a motorcycle when a black Land Rover turned into a parking lot at the intersection. The vehicle forcefully collided with the motorcycle.
The woman, identified as a 38-year-old woman, was thrown off the bike and onto the ground. Her motorcycle received severe damages as a result of the accident. She was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident.
Police did not say if the driver of the Land Rover is facing any charges at this time.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the intersection for several hours until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been provided but the investigation is currently ongoing.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are some of the most severe accidents on our roads in all of Pennsylvania. It is important to note that, according to statistics, approximately 2.7% of all accidents on Pennsylvania roads involve a motorcycle. These accidents lead to some of the most catastrophic injuries and fatalities in the blink of an eye. Because motorcyclists have few protections from harm, they are prone to be killed in these accidents. Losing somebody you love in a motorcycle accident might be one of the most unexpected and horrific events in your life. With the help of a Pennsylvania accident attorney, you can move forward in your time of need after losing somebody close to you.
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