Philadelphia, PA – Two Injured in Multi-Vehicle Accident on I-76LawPaWriter
Philadelphia, PA (February 16, 2021) – Around 11:15 p.m. on Monday night, February 16, two people were injured in a multi-vehicle accident in Philadelphia.
According to officials, the accident took place in the eastbound lanes of I-76 around the area of Girard Avenue. A total of four vehicles became involved in an accident for reasons that are not yet known. The accident led to extensive damages.
Paramedics, fire crews, and numerous other responders were immediately dispatched to the scene of the crash. Two people had to be rescued from their vehicles by fire crews. They were then hospitalized with various injuries, though their conditions are not yet known.
All eastbound lanes of traffic were blocked in the area for an extended period of time until police cleared the scene.
The investigation into the circumstances of the accident continues.
Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.
Car Accidents in Pennsylvania
Highways are known for being some of the most dangerous places on Pennsylvania roads. Hundreds of thousands of car accidents happen in the entirety of Pennsylvania every single year, with many of these accidents taking place on highways. Some of the most common reasons for car accidents include distracted driving, drunk driving, speeding, and more. If you can show that another party is to blame for your accident, you may be successful as you move forward with your claim.
Because it can be challenging to face the aftermath of a Pennsylvania car accident on your own, it is recommended that you always have an accident attorney on your side. You likely have questions that you cannot answer on your own after a car accident. For instance, what deadlines will you be required to meet when it comes to your claim? Will your claim be settled or make it all the way to trial? What should you say when you speak with the insurance company? These are aspects that you will be able to handle more easily with the help of a Pennsylvania personal injury attorney.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our accident attorneys are here to help you after a car accident that is not your fault. We understand how difficult it can be to face the aftermath of a collision on your own. Our attorneys can assist you along the often-problematic path toward compensation for a wide array of aspects such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and so much more. Please contact an accident attorney in Pennsylvania to find out how we can assist you at (215) 731-9900.
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