Philadelphia, PA – Pedestrian Hit-and-Run Crash at N Front St IntersectionLaw Pa
Philadelphia, PA (July 11, 2020) – Around 2:30 a.m. yesterday morning, July 10, a pedestrian hit-and-run crash took place at an intersection in Philadelphia.
The accident, according to police, took place at the intersection of North Front Street and East Seltzer Street when a vehicle struck a pedestrian.
A male driver and a female passenger got out of their vehicle and looked at the victim after they struck him. As they were fleeing the scene, they ran over the victim’s legs.
A police officer was flagged down after ten minutes when they discovered the pedestrian.
The victim was identified only as a man in his 30s or 40s. He was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition.
Police continue their investigation into the collision.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Hundreds of pedestrian accidents occur due to the negligence of others every year in Pennsylvania, with many of these leading to catastrophic injuries. Because pedestrians have few protections from harm, these accidents tend to lead to traumatic results. Some of these accidents involve hit-and-run drivers, which makes a collision even more complex. Victims who have been injured in one of these accidents should seek the help of a personal injury attorney.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our Pennsylvania accident attorneys have helped numerous pedestrian accident victims obtain compensation for their losses. You have many rights under Pennsylvania law and can move forward with the help of an experienced attorney on your side. Please contact a Pennsylvania pedestrian accident for more information on your options at (215) 731-9900.
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