Philadelphia, PA – Pedestrian Accident at Dining Structure on N 4th StLawPaWriter
Philadelphia, PA (May 13, 2021) – On Thursday, May 13, a pedestrian accident involving injuries occurred at an outdoor dining structure in Philadelphia.
According to the police, the accident happened at Café La Maude on North 4th Street. Patrons were seated at the restaurant when a silver Nissan driving in the area struck the dining structure and a white van.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other local responders were dispatched to the scene. A total of six victims were transported to local hospitals for treatment of their injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
The area was blocked off until police were able to clear the scene.
No further details have been released but the investigation remains ongoing.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrians are the most vulnerable parties on our roads who are prone to some of the most extensive harm in the event of accidents. This is why drivers are constantly urged to watch out for these victims on our roads so that accidents can be prevented. In 2017, it was determined that approximately 150 pedestrians lost their lives in Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents. Many more individuals are seriously injured each year. If you have been hurt in a pedestrian accident, you should be prepared to seek the help of an attorney in your time of need.
The aftermath of a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident might be one of the most difficult things that you have ever faced. Serious injuries that stem from these accidents include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and more. These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital and keep them out of work for some time. If you have been injured in a pedestrian accident, you have many options moving forward. It is crucial that you speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney who has your best interests in mind.
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have aggressively fought to protect the rights of those who have suffered damages due to pedestrian accidents. We believe that you have every right to hold a party responsible for their role in your collision. Our attorneys will help you obtain compensation and justice for a wide array of aspects in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you.
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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.