Philadelphia, PA – Jason Arroyo Killed in Fatal Motorcycle Accident at 6th St & Hunting Park Ave
Philadelphia, PA (August 9, 2023) – A man was killed in a fatal motorcycle accident that took place at an intersection in Philadelphia on Monday afternoon, August 8.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened at 5:15 p.m. at the intersection of 6th Street and Hunting Park Avenue. Police confirmed that a male motorcyclist was traveling west on Hunting Park Avenue while a Ford F-150 was traveling east. The Ford started to make a left turn in front of the motorcyclist, causing the motorcycle to slam into the side of the Ford.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The motorcyclist, identified as 41-year-old Jason Arroyo, was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition. He was tragically pronounced dead while there at 5:41 p.m.
The driver of the Ford remained on the scene to speak with the police. They did not say if he would be facing any charges.
The road was blocked at the intersection for some time after the accident.
Police continue their investigation into the circumstances of the accident. They will update with any new information as it becomes available.
We want to offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was lost in this collision.
Fatal Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcyclists are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in Pennsylvania. This is due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm when involved in collisions with larger vehicles. In just 2020, it was reported that 215 people were killed in fatal motorcycle crashes throughout the state. Though a fatal motorcycle accident can happen anywhere, intersections are some of the most dangerous places for these accidents. If you have lost someone you love in a motorcycle collision, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.
Losing somebody you love in a fatal motorcycle accident is never an easy thing to face. This might be one of the most devastating things that you and your family have endured. While you are grieving these immense losses, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may wonder what evidence you will need to prove your claim or what deadlines will have to be met as you are moving forward. Speaking with a Philadelphia motorcycle accident attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected at this time.
The aftermath of a fatal accident can be an alarming and unexpected experience. Because of this, our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you get back on your feet. We understand how overwhelming a fatal accident can be. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward the compensation you deserve for a wide array of aspects. These include some of the following:
- Medical expenses your loved one incurred
- Lost income
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship and consortium
Please contact a Philadeophia motorcycle accident lawyer at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you.