Philadelphia, PA – Motorcycle Accident at State Rd & Linden AveLawPaWriter
Philadelphia, PA (January 24, 2021) – Around 5 a.m. on Sunday morning, January 24, a motorcycle accident took place at an intersection in Philadelphia.
According to the Philadelphia Highway Patrol, the accident happened at the intersection of State Road and Linden Avenue. An officer was riding a motorcycle when he started to make a left turn at the intersection. He was struck by a passenger vehicle and thrown off of his bike and onto the roadway.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. The officer was the only person injured in the accident and received head, leg, and back injuries. He is reportedly in stable condition at the hospital.
It is not known if the driver, who remained at the scene, will be facing any charges.
The roadway was blocked in multiple lanes at the intersection until police were able to clear the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are less common than other accidents on our roads but, when they do occur, they tend to lead to some of the most catastrophic results. According to statistics, approximately 2.7% of accidents happening in the state of Pennsylvania were motorcycle accidents. Those who are involved in these accidents have few protections from harm, which means that they are prone to some of the most life-altering injuries. If you have been hurt in a motorcycle accident and you are unsure about where you can turn, it is important that you seek immediate legal help.
The injuries that result from Pennsylvania motorcycle accidents can be incredibly severe including TBIs, fractures, road rash, spinal cord injuries, and more. These injuries can be incredibly devastating, leaving you with a long road to physical recovery as you question how you will afford to keep up with the bills. Nobody should ever have to worry about how they will afford to keep up with the financial aspects of their claim. It is important that you speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney in your time of need.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have assisted those injured in motorcycle accidents throughout the years. We understand how overwhelming an accident can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys are here to help you work toward compensation for an array of losses. Please do not hesitate to contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options are available for 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.