Philadelphia, PA (September 16, 2023) – A truck accident reported in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia resulted in injuries on Thursday, September 14.
Reports provided by the Pennsylvania State Police show that a semi-truck was traveling on Interstate 95 when it became involved in a collision on the northbound side of the roadway. An unknown number of vehicles were involved in the accident, which prompted authorities to shut down the roadway between Delaware Avenue and Interstate 670.
Three people were injured as a result of the crash. Emergency medical services were called to care for the victims. The injured victims were then transported to local hospitals.
The crash is being investigated at this time by the Pennsylvania State Police.
We hope the injured victims are able to recover quickly.
A truck accident can stop your life in an instant. Being left with serious injuries due to the negligence of another person is not something that most individuals are able to prepare for. Unfortunately, tens of thousands of people across Pennsylvania are left with injuries every year as a result of collisions.
Unfortunately, there are many instances where these accidents involve cargo spills and other hazardous materials. These accidents are especially devastating due to the fact that they often involve multiple vehicles and several victims being harmed at once.
Following an accident, injured victims are able to take legal action against the responsible party. There are several individuals that can be identified in truck accident claims.
Typically, the driver of the truck is one of the main parties subjected to a personal injury claim following an accident. If the driver was speeding, failed to yield, or engaged in another reckless action, they can be held liable for their actions. Another common party who is identified in truck crash cases is the trucking company. If the trucking company was negligent in hiring the drivers to operate their vehicles, and they can be held liable for any resulting accidents. Finally, cargo companies can be held liable for accidents if they were reckless and negligent while loading the cargo up onto the truck.
If you have been injured as a result of a truck accident, you need to reach out to a tractor-trailer accident lawyer right away. Your attorney will begin investigating the accident to determine what factors played a role in who is liable for the injuries and damages you have suffered.
At Burg Simpson, we understand the immense physical and emotional pain that can come with a truck accident. Our tractor-trailer accident lawyers are devoted to helping you receive the compensation you deserve so that you can move forward without any additional worry or stress. We take an aggressive, fearless approach toward ensuring our clients get justice and maximize their recoveries following a crash. To explore your legal options after being injured in a truck accident, contact us at (888) 895-2080 for a free consultation today. Let us help you seek out the justice and compensation that is rightfully yours.
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