Philadelphia, PA – Serious Pedestrian Accident on E Allegheny AveLawPaWriter
Philadelphia, PA (December 15, 2020) – Around 8 p.m. on Monday, December 14, a serious pedestrian accident took place in Philadelphia.
According to local officials, the accident took place at 1900 East Allegheny Avenue when a man in his 30s or 40s was walking at 1900 East Allegheny Ave. As he was crossing the street, he was struck by a vehicle in the middle of the road.
Paramedics and numerous other responders were dispatched to the scene of the crash. The unidentified man was taken to Temple University Hospital with critical injuries.
The driver of the vehicle remained at the scene of the crash to cooperate with the police.
No further details have been released. An investigation into the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are some of the most horrific accidents on our roads due to the fact that they involve the most vulnerable parties. In 2014, it was reported that approximately 166 people were killed in pedestrian accidents that took place due to the negligence of others. In the blink of an eye, your life could be turned upside-down due to a pedestrian accident that is not your fault. Some of the most severe injuries that result from these accidents include TBIs, spinal cord injuries, paralysis, and even death in the worst cases. You have options and should never have to stand alone after a collision.
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