Philadelphia, PA – Injuries Reported in Car Accident in WB Lanes of I-676
Philadelphia, PA (June 16, 2022) – One or more parties sustained injuries as a result of a car accident that took place on a Philadelphia highway on Thursday afternoon, June 16.
Philadelphia Police confirmed that the collision happened at 3:28 p.m. in the westbound lanes of I-676 around the area of Broad Street at the New Jersey State line. Several vehicles were traveling on the highway when they collided with each other due to reasons that are not fully known. The involved vehicles sustained severe damage as a result of the collision.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other Philadelphia responders were called to the scene to help those with injuries. One or more victims were hurt as a result of the accident. The injured parties, who have not yet been identified, were taken to local hospitals for treatment. Their identities and conditions are not yet known.
The roadway was blocked in one or more lanes of traffic until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts go out to the parties who have sustained injuries in this accident.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Approximately 104,475 car accidents took place on Pennsylvania roads in 2020, with about 61,000 of these accidents leading to injuries. The truth is, mostly all of these accidents can be prevented but continue to happen due to the reckless acts of others. Though car accidents can take place virtually anywhere, highways are known for being some of the most common places for harm. Car accidents take place due to many different reasons on our highways, including the following:
- Driver distractions
- Drunk or drugged driving
- Fatigued driving
If you have been seriously injured in a car accident, you have a variety of options. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust in your time of need.
Many individuals wonder where they can turn after a Pennsylvania car accident. Speaking with a Philadelphia car accident attorney is in your best interests. A car accident can have an effect on your life that you may not expect. The injuries that stem from a car accident can land you in the hospital for a long period of time or keep you from returning to work until you are healed. This can impact your life in many ways and leave you with a wide array of questions that you may not be able to answer on your own. This is why you should speak with a Philadelphia personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here to help you move forward after a Pennsylvania car accident. You need an attorney on your side who has a track record for success and will stand by your side when you need it the most. Our attorneys are well-versed in accident laws and will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for you during these complex times.
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.