Philadelphia, PA – Passenger Killed in Fatal Car Accident on Roosevelt BlvdPa Accident News
Philadelphia, PA (December 13, 2022) – One person lost their life in a fatal car accident that took place around midnight on Monday, December 12, in Philadelphia.
According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened before midnight at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Rising Sun Avenue. Police confirmed that a 29-year-old man was driving a Honda in the area and was stopped at a red light at the intersection. His Honda was suddenly struck from behind by a Kia that was speeding. The driver of the Kia then lost control and his vehicle flipped over several times, ejecting a passenger. The driver of the Kia then got out of their vehicle and fled the scene, though witnesses said that he was limping.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. The passenger who was ejected from the Kia was tragically pronounced dead at the scene of the accident. The 29-year-old driver of the Honda was not hurt as a result of the crash.
The roadway was completely blocked at the intersection for a period of time following the accident. Police did not say if they found the driver responsible for the accident at this time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest condolences to the family and friends of the victim whose life was taken prematurely in this accident.
Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania
Car accidents have been increasing on our roads in Pennsylvania over recent years. These accidents are sometimes minor fender-benders that lead to catastrophic injuries and damages. However, sometimes they take the lives of those involved within seconds. In 2021, it was reported that approximately 1,230 people were killed in fatal car accidents within the state of Pennsylvania. If you have lost someone you love in a fatal collision, it is crucial that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
The loss of a loved one can affect your life in many ways. You may have questions that you can only answer with the help of a skilled Philadelphia car accident attorney who has your best interests in mind. As you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you may wonder how you are going to afford to pay the bills that pile up against you. You may be feeling stressed and alone after an accident, which is why you should speak with an attorney as soon as possible. It is important that you speak with a Philadelphia wrongful death attorney that you can trust after an accident.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have lost loved ones in Pennsylvania. We understand how overwhelming a fatal car accident can be on both emotional and financial levels. Our attorneys will assist you as you work toward compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages, such as the following:
- Medical bills
- Lost income and future lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Funeral and burial expenses
- Loss of consortium and companionship
Please do not hesitate to contact a wrongful death attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 to find out what options you have during these challenging times.
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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.