Philadelphia, PA – Motorcycle Accident with Injuries on E Erie AveLaw Pa
Philadelphia, PA (September 5, 2020) – Around 3 a.m. this morning, September 5, a motorcycle accident took place in Philadelphia that led to injuries.
The accident, according to police, took place at 600 East Erie Avenue when two motorcycles collided with one another for reasons that are not yet known. The motorcycles toppled over following the severe collision, leading to extensive damages to both of them. Police have not yet confirmed what caused the two to collide.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to assist at the scene of the accident. It is believed that one or more victims on both motorcycles were injured and taken to the hospital for treatment. The conditions of those involved are not known.
The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extensive period of time as police cleared the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation is currently ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Motorcycle Accidents in Pennsylvania
Motorcycle accidents are among the most severe accidents that occur on Pennsylvania roads. Because these individuals have few protections from harm, they are prone to some of the most catastrophic injuries than many others who share our roadways. Approximately 2.7% of all accidents on roads in Pennsylvania are motorcycle accidents. These accidents not only lead to serious injuries but also sometimes take the lives of those involved. If you are injured in a motorcycle accident and believe that another driver is to blame, it is important that you understand your legal options moving forward.
Motorcycle accidents take place in the blink of an eye. The most common injuries that occur as a result of these accidents include spinal cord injuries, TBIs, road rash, and more. Many people will suffer immense damages as a result of a motorcycle accident caused by another party. Individuals who have been injured in a motorcycle collision have the right to seek compensation against those who have caused a serious accident. It can be a long road to recovery after a motorcycle accident, which is why it is important that you have a skilled attorney by your side. Speaking with a personal injury attorney in Pennsylvania is one of the best decisions that you can make moving forward.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson are here to assist you after you have been injured in a motorcycle accident that is not your fault. We understand that there is nothing more overwhelming than being harmed in an accident and wondering how you will afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. Luckily, speaking with an attorney can ensure that your rights are being protected during these devastating times. Our attorneys will help you seek compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, surgery costs, and other expenses. Please contact a motorcycle accident attorney in Pennsylvania to find out how we can help in your time of need at (215) 731-9900.
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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.