Spring Twp, PA – Pedestrian Crash Involving IHOP Building on N Meridian BlvdPa Accident News
Spring Township, PA (January 18, 2023) – Around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, January 17, a pedestrian accident involving an IHOP took place in Spring Township.
According to Spring Township officials, the accident happened at the IHOP at 2700 North Meridian Boulevard. Police confirmed that a woman was eating at the restaurant when she left and got into her vehicle. She then tried to pull away and drove right through the IHOP. There were multiple diners sitting inside the IHOP when the accident happened and one of the individuals was struck by her vehicle.
Paramedics, fire crews, and several other responders were dispatched to the scene to help those in need. The person who was struck inside the building was out and walking around but sustained injuries. The driver of the vehicle was also injured. They were both taken to local hospitals for treatment, though their conditions are not yet known.
Due to the severity of the accident, the building sustained structural damage. There were delays in the area for some time.
No further details have been released but the investigation into the collision continues.
We offer our warmest thoughts and prayers to the pedestrian injured in this collision.
Pedestrian Accidents in Pennsylvania
Pedestrian accidents are known for being some of the most severe accidents on our roads throughout the state of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents have actually been up 20% more frequently over recent years than in other years prior. In 2019, it was reported that 154 pedestrians were killed and many others were seriously injured in Pennsylvania pedestrian accidents. Being hurt in a pedestrian accident can affect your life for weeks, months, or even years to come as you work on your physical recovery. Because of this, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney that you can trust.
Nobody is ever fully prepared to face the aftermath of a pedestrian accident on their own. Serious injuries tend to stem from pedestrian collisions, which include the following:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Organ damage
These injuries sometimes land victims in the hospital for an extended period of time. On top of this, they can cause a victim to miss out on time at work. If you have sustained harm in a pedestrian crash, you should speak with a skilled Spring Township personal injury lawyer who has your best interests in mind.
At Edelstein Martin & Nelson, our attorneys are here for you after your life has been affected by a serious pedestrian accident. We understand how life-altering a pedestrian accident can be. We have a proven process that will ensure that you receive the care that you need after an accident. Our attorneys will help you work toward the compensation that you deserve for a wide array of financial damages. These include aspects such as medical expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and so much more. You should not have to stand alone after a pedestrian accident that was caused by another party. Please contact a pedestrian accident attorney in Spring Township at (215) 731-9900 to find out what we can do for you in your time of need.
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Disclaimer: As well-respected members 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.