Philadelphia, PA – Tractor-Trailer Collision with Injuries on I-76

Philadelphia, PA – Tractor-Trailer Collision with Injuries on I-76

Philadelphia, PA (October 9, 2021) – At 6:15 a.m. on the morning of Friday, October 8, a tractor-trailer collision with injuries occurred in Philadelphia.

According to Philadelphia Police, the accident happened on I-76 around the area of Spring Garden and Girard Avenue. Two tractor-trailers were traveling in the area when they were involved in an accident with four passenger vehicles. The exact cause of the accident is not known but it is believed that the vehicles involved were badly damaged as a result.

Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were called to the scene to help those in need. One person, who has not yet been identified, was injured as a result. They were hospitalized but their condition is not yet known.

The roadway was blocked in the area for an extended period of time. This led to delays until police were able to clear the scene.

The investigation into the circumstances of the collision continues.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family in hopes of a full recovery.

Truck Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Hundreds of thousands of people are hurt in truck accidents due to the recklessness of others. In just one recent year’s time in the entirety of the U.S., over 110,000 people were hurt in truck accidents due to the negligence of others. Out of these accidents, a large percentage occurred in Pennsylvania. Truck accidents tend to be some of the most life-altering and catastrophic accidents on our roads. This is due to the fact that these vehicles are some of the largest vehicles on our roads and are capable of causing extensive harm. If you have been hurt in a truck accident that is not your fault, you may be feeling alone and confused. It is important that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.

The aftermath of a truck accident can have a huge and lasting impact on every aspect of your life. If you have been hurt in one of these accidents, you should have the help of a Philadelphia truck accident lawyer on your side. An attorney will be able to help you with many aspects of your claim, especially knowing that these accidents can be incredibly complex in nature. There are many parties who could be at fault for a truck accident. These include truck drivers, trucking companies, manufacturers, and more. If you have sustained harm in a truck accident, you should speak with a Philadelphia personal injury attorney that you can rely on.

Philadelphia Truck Accident Attorneys 

Our attorneys at Edelstein Martin & Nelson have diligently assisted those injured in truck accidents over the years. We understand how overwhelmed you may be feeling after a truck accident, especially when you can show that another party is at fault for your accident. You have every right to hold a party responsible for the harm that they have caused you in the event of an accident. We are here for you every step of the way. Please do not hesitate to contact an accident attorney in Philadelphia at (215) 731-9900 for more information on how we can assist you in your time of need.

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.