Philadelphia, PA – One Injured in Rollover Accident at S 40th St & Chestnut StPa Accident News
Philadelphia, PA (August 28, 2022) – One person was seriously injured in a rollover crash that took place at an intersection in Philadelphia on Sunday night, August 28.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened around 8 p.m. at the intersection of South 40th Street and Chestnut Street. Two vehicles were traveling in the area when they entered the intersection at the same time, causing them to collide. One of the vehicles flipped over on the sidewalk at the intersection as a result, leading to extensive damages.
Several local responders, including paramedics and fire crews, were immediately called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been formally identified, was rushed to the hospital for treatment. They are expected to make a full recovery.
The roadway was blocked in front of the local State Farm building, where the vehicle remained until police removed it from the area.
No further details have been released but the investigation continues. Police will update with any new information as it becomes available.
Our thoughts are with the party who has sustained injuries in this accident.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents can be burdensome events in the lives of those who endure them. These unfortunate acts happen every hour of the day within the state due to the reckless acts of others. Tens of thousands of people are injured as a result of car accidents in Pennsylvania every year. In just 2020, it was reported that over 61,248 people were seriously injured in car accidents within the state and handfuls more lost their lives. Car accidents happen in many areas but one of the most common places for harm is at intersections. If you are someone who has been affected by a car accident that is not your fault, speaking with an attorney is in your best interests.
Being hurt in a car accident is a reality that far too many individuals face each year, but many victims wonder what their first steps should be after an accident. After you have sought medical treatment for your injuries, speaking with a Philadelphia car accident attorney can help you get back on your feet. An attorney will be able to help you show that some of the following aspects were present at the time of your accident:
- A driver owed you and other drivers a duty of care
- They breached the duty of care through their negligent actions
- The breach in duty caused your accident
- The accident led to damages
You should be prepared to speak with a Philadelphia personal injury lawyer as soon as possible after your accident occurred.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we understand how difficult it can be to get back on your feet after a serious collision. We will work to make sure that your rights are always being protected during this difficult time in your life. You have every right to hold a party accountable for their actions, as well as work toward the financial recovery you deserve. We are here to help you every step of the way. Please contact a car accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can help you at this time.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.