Philadelphia, PA – Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Accident on Hunting Park AveLawPaWriter
Philadelphia, PA (April 11, 2021) – At 2 a.m. on Sunday morning, April 11, a hit-and-run pedestrian accident occurred on a roadway in Philadelphia.
According to police, the accident took place at 1900 Hunting Park Avenue when a 60-year-old man was crossing the street. The vehicle that struck him immediately fled the scene without stopping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were present at the scene. The pedestrian was rushed to Temple Hospital for treatment of his injuries. He is expected to recover.
It is not known if the driver who struck the pedestrian has been found by police.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm in the event of an accident. Many pedestrians are killed and others are seriously injured in pedestrian accidents throughout the state of Pennsylvania every year. In 2017 alone, it was determined that 150 pedestrians lost their lives in these catastrophic accidents. If you have suffered injuries or other damages due to a pedestrian accident that is not your fault, you have options. It is crucial that you seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.
Being injured in a pedestrian accident can have an enormous impact on every aspect of your life. This is especially true if you have suffered from serious injuries such as spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, fractures, paralysis, and more. These injuries often land injured pedestrians in the hospital or keep them out of work for some time. Injured victims should never have to stand alone after an accident that was caused by another party. Victims are urged to seek the help of a personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania as soon as possible.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Pedestrian accidents can be entirely complex, which is why you never want to move forward with a claim without the help of a skilled and dedicated attorney. We will help you navigate the legal system and work toward the compensation you deserve in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can assist you.
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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.