Philadelphia, PA – Serious Car Crash at 8th St & Germantown Ave

Philadelphia, PA – Serious Car Crash at 8th St & Germantown Ave

Philadelphia, PA (January 9, 2021) – On Saturday morning, January 9, a serious rollover crash occurred in Philadelphia that led to injuries.

Philadelphia Police confirmed that the accident took place at the intersection of 8th Street and Germantown Avenue. Officials confirmed that a GMC was traveling southbound on Germantown Avenue when it collided with a Toyota. The Toyota ran off the side of the road and ran into a parked car. The GMC rolled over after continuing on down the road.

The driver of the GMC, who has not yet been identified, was taken to Temple University Hospital with critical injuries. The driver of the Toyota was also hospitalized with less severe injuries.

The roadway was blocked in the area of the accident for an extended period of time.

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.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania 

1/9 Philadelphia, PA – Serious Car Crash at 8th St & Germantown Ave In just one day’s time, over 220 car accidents take place due to the negligence of others in the entirety of Pennsylvania. These accidents occur in many different areas but intersections are some of the most common. In just one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 2.5 million intersection accidents took place due to reckless reasons. In most of these cases, the accident could have been prevented if drivers paid close attention to the roads around them. It is important that you have legal help after an accident that is not your fault.

Being injured in a Pennsylvania car accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. You likely have questions that only a personal injury attorney can answer. For instance, what evidence is most useful when it comes to proving your claim? What deadlines will you be expected to meet? Will your claim be settled or will it make it all the way to trial? It is imperative that you seek the help of an attorney so that you can move forward.

Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those injured in serious car accidents. We understand how devastating the aftermath of a car accident can be and offer our help to you when you need it the most. Our attorneys will help you work toward compensation for aspects such as medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. We are here for you in your time of need. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania at (215) 731-9900 to find out how we can help you.

Note: Independent sources were used to create this post including news stories, witness statements, social media posts, and first-hand accounts about the accident and injuries involved. As a result, the details of the accident that are represented have not been independently verified by our own writing staff. If you find incorrect information or would like the post to be removed, please contact us immediately.  We will correct the inaccurate information or will remove the post completely.

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.