Philadelphia, PA (February 16, 2019) – On Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia, a vehicle accident took place that left three children and two adults with a variety of injuries.
The accident took place at 4 p.m. tonight in the southbound lanes of the accident near Whitaker Avenue. The three children were ejected from the vehicle at the time of the crash. It is not clear what caused the vehicles to collide.
A 5-year-old was taken to the hospital for critical injuries, while two 10-year-olds were taken to the hospital with serious injuries as well. The 35-year-old and 55-year-old adults were also injured.
Delays were expected in the area for quite some time. At this time, police continue their investigation of the accident.
First and foremost, we would like to reach out and extend our condolences to those who have been injured. We understand that accidents involving children can be a life-changing time and we would like you to know that you are never alone.
In 2018 alone, over 80,000 people were taken to the hospital with many injuries on our roads. Accidents involving children can cause a lot of turmoil for the children who have to suffer physical injuries and the parents who have to suffer on emotional and financial levels. You might feel as if you are being left with no options but this is not true. It is important to have a car accident attorney on your side at this time.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our experienced attorneys are here for you when you are going through a difficult time following an accident. The medical bills might continue to pile up and your child might be feeling emotionally traumatized, leaving you in a difficult position. We understand that these accidents can be overwhelming and are here for you. Please do not hesitate to contact us to find out what we can do for you at 215-731-9900.