Philadelphia, PA – One Killed in Fatal Pedestrian Crash on Roosevelt BlvdPa Accident News
Philadelphia, PA (December 1, 2022) – One person lost their life in a fatal pedestrian accident that took place on a roadway in Philadelphia on the morning of Friday, December 1.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened around 6 a.m. on Roosevelt Boulevard around the area of Tyson Avenue and Cottman Avenue. Police confirmed that a pedestrian was walking across the street in the area when they were allegedly struck by a passenger vehicle due to reasons that are not entirely known. The driver of the involved vehicle pulled into the median and remained at the scene following the accident.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The pedestrian, who has not yet been identified, was tragically pronounced dead at the scene due to traumatic injuries. It is not known if anyone else was hurt in the accident.
The roadway was blocked in several lanes of traffic for some time. This led to delays until the scene was cleared.
No further details have been released, but the investigation into the accident continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken in this accident.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrians are some of the most at-risk parties on our roads in the state of Pennsylvania every year. These parties have no protection from harm in an accident, which means that they are likely to become seriously injured in an accident or even lose their lives. Hundreds of lives are taken every year in Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents. In fact, on average, between 2012 and 2020, it was reported that 158 pedestrians were killed in Pennsylvania accidents. Losing somebody you love in a fatal accident can be a difficult thing to endure. It is crucial that you speak with an attorney as soon as possible after an accident.
The loss of a loved one can turn your life upside-down within seconds. If you have sustained these immense losses, you may wonder where you and your family can turn. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you will afford to pay the bills that keep piling up against you. You should not have to worry about these aspects entirely on your own, especially as you grieve. This is why speaking with a Philadelphia wrongful death attorney is in your best interests.
Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson will stand by your side after you have lost someone you love in an accident. We will help you navigate the legal system for the first time after you have sustained these losses, helping you by providing you with the resources that you need. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward some of the following financial damages:
- Medical expenses
- Lost income and future lost income
- Funeral and burial costs
- Pain and suffering
We are here for you in your dire time of need. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you in your time of need.
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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.