Philadelphia, PA – John Crescenzo Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Cottman Ave

Philadelphia, PA – John Crescenzo Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Cottman Ave

Phiadelphia, PA (December 8, 2020) – On Friday, December 4, a man was seriously injured in a pedestrian crash in Philadelphia.

According to police, 32-year-old John Crescenzo was crossing the street near the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Burholme Park when he was struck by a white car. The vehicle struck him and then immediately fled the scene of the accident without stopping.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the accident. Crescenzo suffered from cracked ribs on his right side, a fractured pelvis, a broken right wrist, a concussion, two broken ankles, and a lacerated lung. He was conscious when taken to the hospital.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania 

12/8 Philadelphia, PA – John Crescenzo Injured in Pedestrian Crash on Cottman AvePedestrians are the most at-risk parties on our roads due to the fact that they have no protection from harm. This means that they are most capable of receiving serious injuries or even losing their lives in pedestrian accidents. Being injured in one of these accidents can impact every aspect of your life. Drivers are expected to take special care on our roads so that pedestrians are kept safe from harm from these accidents. If you have suffered damages due to a pedestrian accident, you should speak with an accident attorney in your time of need.

Many serious injuries are caused by pedestrian accidents every single year throughout the state of Pennsylvania. These injuries include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, fractures, organ damage, and more. If you can prove that another party’s actions are to blame for your accident, you can be successful as you move forward with your Pennsylvania personal injury claim. You should never delay when it comes to seeking treatment and looking toward an accident attorney for assistance.

Because the aftermath of a pedestrian accident can affect your life in many ways, our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here for you. We have a vast knowledge of Pennsylvania accident laws and will provide you with the resources necessary for moving forward. Our attorneys will help you work toward justice and compensation in your dire time of need. Please contact a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident attorney that you can rely on at (215) 731-9900.

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.