Philadelphia, PA – One Killed, One Injured in Delaware Ave Crash near Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA (September 9, 2023) – An automobile accident reported in the Northern Liberties neighborhood claimed one person’s life.
The accident was reported on Thursday, September 7, around 6:15 p.m.
According to reports provided by the Philadelphia Police Department, a driver was traveling in the area of Delaware Avenue and Spring Garden Street when they lost control of their vehicle for unknown reasons. As a result, the vehicle went off the roadway and crashed into a construction site. A 58-year-old man was fatally injured in the accident. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A 69-year-old man suffered critical injuries due to the crash. He was transported to an area hospital for emergency medical treatment. At this time, the condition of the third victim is unknown.
The crash is being investigated by the Philadelphia Police Department.
We hope the two people injured in this crash recover quickly.
Our condolences go out to the family of the victim who died in this accident.
Fatal Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Fatal car crashes in Pennsylvania take the lives of more than 1,100 people annually. There are countless instances where people lose their lives as a result of negligent and careless drivers. Leading factors that are reported in fatal car crashes include:
- Poor weather conditions
- Reckless driving
- Drunk driving
- Running red lights and stop signs
- Poor road conditions
- Mechanical failures
- Inexperienced drivers
Any type of negligent or reckless action can cause a severe accident that ultimately claims the lives of innocent people. Unfortunately, the sudden and unexpected loss of a loved one can be incredibly challenging to deal with. It is far too common for families to struggle to move on. Trying to overcome the mental and emotional impacts of a fatal accident is only made worse by the financial impact that these accidents have.
Following the loss of a loved one, you should reach out to a Philadelphia wrongful death lawyer immediately. Your attorney will be able to pursue a claim for compensation on your behalf to ensure that your family has the money that you need to cover any of the resulting damages or losses. Some of the damages that you can recover compensation for after a fatal car crash takes your loved one’s life include:
- Funeral expenses
- Burial expenses
- Loss of earning capacity
- Loss of companionship
- Loss of services
- Medical costs
- Property damages
It is important that you seek legal help immediately to ensure you have the strongest case against the responsible party.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, we understand the difficulty of experiencing a wrongful death in your family. Our attorneys are dedicated to providing you with superior representation and ensuring that your loved one’s rights are upheld throughout the legal process. We have decades of experience fighting for justice on behalf of families who have experienced the loss of a loved one due to fatal accidents, and we are committed to working hard to ensure maximum compensation is collected from responsible parties. For more information and to schedule a free consultation at your earliest convenience, please contact our Pennsylvania personal injury law firm today at (215) 731-9900.