Philadelphia, PA – Motor Scooter Accident at Ridge Ave & Spring Garden StLawPaWriter
Philadelphia, PA (July 2, 2021) – Around 1:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, June 29, a motor scooter accident occurred at an intersection in Philadelphia.
According to officials, the accident happened at the intersection of Ridge Avenue and Spring Garden Street. A 23-year-old woman was riding along on her motor scooter when she entered the intersection and was struck by a Dodge Caravan. The accident led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately called to the scene. The woman on the scooter was taken to Jefferson University Hospital with serious injuries but her current condition is not yet known.
The driver of the van remained at the scene to cooperate with investigators.
Due to the severity of the crash, the roadway was blocked in the area for a period of time.
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.
Motor Scooter Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motor scooter accidents are comparable to those involving motorcycles. These accidents occur in the blink of an eye and tend to lead to serious harm due to the fact that motorcyclists have no protection from harm in the event of a crash. In just one recent year’s time, over 2,611 people were injured in these accidents and 164 people were killed throughout Pennsylvania. Being injured in a motor scooter or motorcycle accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life as you work on your physical recovery. If you have suffered from a serious collision, you should speak with a skilled attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Being injured in any type of motor vehicle accident in Pennsylvania can have a huge impact on your life on physical, emotional, and financial levels. Speaking with an attorney can answer any questions that you may have along the way. For instance, what types of deadlines will you be expected to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your case be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company that is handling your claim? These are questions that you can answer when you speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney for the first time.
Our accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to help you after you have been injured in a crash. We will stand by your side and offer you the knowledge and resources that you need to be successful when it comes to your claim. Our attorneys will assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost income, pain and suffering, and more. We will stand by your side every step of the way as you navigate the Pennsylvania legal system for the first time. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.