Philadelphia, PA – Two Injured in Five-Car Pile-Up on Belgrade St

Philadelphia, PA – Two Injured in Five-Car Pile-Up on Belgrade St

Philadelphia, PA (December 24, 2020) – Two police officers from Philadelphia sustained injuries during a five-vehicle collision on Thursday, December 24th.

Reports confirm that the accident occurred at about 12:30 a.m. at the intersection of East Montgomery Avenue and Belgrade Street in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia.

Police stated that an SUV from the 26th district and another vehicle collided with one another. The impact sent both vehicles crashing into three parked cars. 

Both officers and the driver of the SUV were all transported via ambulances to various area hospitals for medical treatment. All injuries were classified as non-life-threatening.

This accident remains under investigation.

Our thoughts are with the injured victim and their family at this time. We hope for their full recovery.

Car Accidents in Pennsylvania

Fishtown, PA - Two Injured in Five-Car Pile-Up on Belgrade St

Car crashes occur daily in Pennsylvania. On an average day, approximately 220 vehicle collisions take place, most of which result in severe injuries to those involved. Some of the more frequent injuries caused by these accidents are damage to the spinal cord, traumatic brain injuries, critical burns, damage to internal organs, and fractured or broken bones.

Pennsylvania car accidents send many victims to the hospital each year. On top of that, victims will typically miss out on time at work, which can have an enormous financial impact on their lives. Victims might wonder where they can turn, which is why they should speak with a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney in their time of need. Having an attorney by your side can help you as you gather evidence that you can use to prove your claim. They can also ensure that you meet all deadlines in your claim, which is why it is important to act quickly.

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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.