Philadelphia, PA – Officer and Three Others Injured in Car Crash at E Comly Ave & Castor Ave

Philadelphia, PA – Officer and Three Others Injured in Car Crash at E Comly Ave & Castor Ave

Philadelphia, PA (July 22, 2023) – Around 12:30 a.m. on Saturday morning, July 22, a car accident involving an officer took place at an intersection in Philadelphia.

According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened at the intersection of East Comly Avenue and Castor Avenue. Police confirmed that a black sedan was making a turn at the intersection when it slammed into a police cruiser. Both vehicles sustained damage in the collision.

Several Philadelphia responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were dispatched to the scene to assist. Three people who were inside the sedan sustained injuries and were hospitalized, though their conditions are not yet known. The police officer was treated on the scene for minor injuries by EMS crews.

Due to the severity of the accident, a portion of the road was blocked at the intersection for some time. This led to delays in the area.

Police continue their investigation into the collision at this time.

We want to take a moment to offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the parties recovering from injuries caused by this accident.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

7/22 Philadelphia, PA – Officer and Three Others Injured in Car Crash at E Comly Ave & Castor AveImagine that you’re driving along when, suddenly, a negligent driver slams into your vehicle. Whether they were speeding or not paying attention to the road in front of them, you know that they are to blame for the injuries that you now have. In 2022, there were 78,000 injured victims as a result of Pennsylvania car accidents, with 4,500 of these individuals spending time in the hospital in serious condition. Car accidents are capable of happening anywhere on our roads, but intersections are some of the most common and dangerous areas. If you have fallen victim to a car accident caused by another party, it is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust immediately.

Moving forward after a Pennsylvania car accident is not an easy thing to do as you battle serious injuries. On top of this, you may be left with questions that you cannot answer on your own. If you want to be successful in a personal injury claim against one or more parties, you will have to prove that the following aspects took place:

  • A driver owed you a duty of care
  • The driver breached that duty of care through negligent acts
  • The breach of duty led to your collision
  • The accident led to injuries or other damages

It is important that you act quickly to retain your rights after a car accident. This is why you should seek the immediate help of a Philadelphia car accident lawyer.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have diligently assisted many victims injured in Pennsylvania car accidents over the years. It is normal to not know where to turn for help, but our attorneys are here for you during these difficult times. We will help you every step of the way as you work toward the compensation that you deserve for an array of aspects. Please do not hesitate to contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 for more information.

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