Philadelphia, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on Essington Ave

Philadelphia, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on Essington Ave

Philadelphia, PA (January 20, 2021) – Around 3 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, January 20, a man was killed in a fatal truck accident in Philadelphia.

According to officials, the accident happened at 6600 Essington Avenue. Police arrived at the scene to find that a passenger vehicle was trying to pass a tractor-trailer when it became involved in an accident. The passenger vehicle then struck a pole in the area, which led to extensive damages.

Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the collision. A 41-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. A second unidentified man was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center for treatment of critical injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area for some time until police cleared the scene.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.

Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania 

1/20 Philadelphia, PA – Man Killed in Fatal Truck Accident on Essington Ave Truck accidents are some of the most horrific accidents that occur on our roads. In just one year’s time, thousands of people are injured and hundreds more lose their lives due to truck accidents. Trucks are some of the largest vehicles on our roads, which is why they are capable of causing extensive harm to those involved in these accidents. Losing somebody that you love to a truck accident can impact your life in many ways and leave you feeling helpless. If you have lost someone close to you, it is important that you have the help of a legal advocate.

No amount of money can bring back someone whose life has been taken in a Pennsylvania truck accident. However, it can help you come to terms with your accident on a financial level as you focus on your emotional recovery. Truck drivers are expected to be some of the safest drivers on our roads but they do not always abide by the rules of the road, which can lead to a traumatic and deadly collision. On top of that, many other parties could be to blame for these accidents including trucking companies, manufacturers, cargo loaders, and more. You should be prepared to speak with a dedicated accident attorney along the way. See our proven track record of success representing those who have lost loved ones in accidents at

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have assisted many families who have lost loved ones in truck accidents throughout Pennsylvania. We believe that you have a wide array of options moving forward and will dedicate our time to helping you through these complex times. Our attorneys will help you obtain compensation for an array of aspects such as medical bills, funeral costs, pain and suffering, and more. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information.

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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.