Philadelphia, PA (June 26, 2020) – Around 3 a.m. this morning, an officer was injured in a car crash involving a stolen vehicle in Philadelphia.
According to authorities, the accident took place at the intersection of Broad Street and Montgomery Avenue.
A driver in a stolen car ran a red light at the intersection, which caused them to strike a patrol cruiser. The driver then got out of the vehicle and fled the scene on foot. There were six passengers left behind in the vehicle.
Police were able to quickly catch up with the responsible party and he was arrested on numerous charges.
Everyone involved in the accident, including the officer, were injured and taken to local hospitals for treatment.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pennsylvania car accidents lead to hundreds of thousands of injuries every year. In just one day’s time, it is estimated that 220 car accidents occur throughout the state, with many of these accidents leading to injuries. Some of the most common causes of accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, fatigue, and more. If you have suffered losses due to a Pennsylvania car accident, it is essential that you speak with a personal injury attorney who will stand by your side every step of the way.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys have year’s worth of experience helping those who have suffered due to car accidents. If you believe that another party is responsible for your accident and the harm that you have sustained, it is important that you speak with a legal advocate as soon as possible to protect your rights. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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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.