Philadelphia, PA – Injuries Reported in Truck Accident on Vine St Expy
Philadelphia, PA (March 15, 2023) – Injuries were reported in a truck accident that took place on a highway in Philadelphia on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 15.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened at 1 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the Vine Street Expressway (I-676) around the area of the Ben Franklin Parkway. A white work truck was traveling in the area when it was involved in a collision with a black pickup truck due to reasons that are not entirely known. The pickup truck had extensive front-end damage, and both vehicles had to be removed from the roadway.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene. There was no word on how many were injured, but one person was being put into the back of an ambulance to be taken to the hospital. Their condition is not known at this time.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic for several hours as police worked to clear debris and vehicles from the scene.
No further details have been released at this time. The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the one or more parties who have been hurt in this accident.
Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania
Nobody ever expects to become involved in a life-altering truck crash until it has happened to them. Unfortunately, truck accidents have been happening more and more commonly in Pennsylvania over recent years. Many people lose their lives and are seriously injured in these accidents each year within the state. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation estimated that, in 2020, approximately 6,344 truck accidents took place, with 110 people losing their lives as a result. If you or someone you love has been affected by a Pennsylvania truck accident, it is important that you speak with an attorney who has handled these cases.
Being hurt in a truck accident can be an impactful and devastating time in your life. This is especially true, knowing that these accidents lead to serious injuries. Truck accident claims are known for being some of the most complex claims of all time. There are many laws that must be understood when it comes to these cases. On top of this, there are many parties who could be at fault for a truck crash. These include some of the following:
- Truck drivers
- Trucking companies
- Cargo loaders
If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you should speak with a skilled Philadelphia truck accident attorney as soon as possible.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after you have been hurt in a serious truck accident. You may spend a long time recovering from injuries caused by your accident, which means that you should not have to deal with the stress of an injury claim. Our attorneys are here to provide you with the resources that you deserve to get back on your feet. You should never have to face the aftermath of a truck accident on your own. Please contact a truck accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.