Philadelphia, PA – Two Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on 61st St

Philadelphia, PA – Two Killed in Multi-Vehicle Crash on 61st St

Philadelphia, PA (June 2, 2020) – According to police, two people were killed and eight people were injured in a multi-vehicle crash in Philadelphia.

The accident took place around 3 p.m. on June 1, at 3300 South 61st St. The accident occurred when a Chevy Tahoe flipped for undisclosed reasons, landing on top of a Hyundai.

Seven people were ejected from the Tahoe, with one adult male and one adult female losing their lives. The victims have not yet been identified.

Five children aged between the years of 8 and 14 were also ejected and hospitalized with injuries. One of those children suffered major injuries.

The drivers and two passengers in the Hyundai were also hospitalized but are expected to make full recoveries.

No further details have been released but the investigation continues.

We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the families of the deceased victims at this time. Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families in hopes of a full recovery.

Fatal Accidents in Pennsylvania 

Philadelphia, PA – Two Killed in Fatal Multi-Vehicle Crash on 61st StHandfuls of lives are taken in car accidents in Pennsylvania every single day. Rollover accidents are some of the most catastrophic accidents, accounting for approximately 35% of all deaths involved in passenger vehicle crashes. These accidents can put an emotional and financial strain on families, which is why surviving relatives are urged to speak with a wrongful death attorney in Pennsylvania immediately following an accident with losses.

At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our personal injury attorneys are dedicated to assisting families through one of the most excruciating and painful times in their lives. We will work diligently to ensure that you recover maximum compensation for a wide array of losses after an accident that is not your fault. If you have lost a loved one, you should not have to stand alone. Please contact an accident attorney at (215) 731-9900 for more information on what options are available for you.

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