Each week in Philadelphia and the surrounding area innocent people are injured or killed in accidents which could have been prevented because they were caused by the negligence of another. In this week’s accident report we will review some of the biggest accidents to have made headlines in the Philadelphia area. If you or a loved one have been injured in a preventable car, work, construction, or other types of accident due to negligence, our Philadelphia personal injury lawyers can help give you the support you need. Contact us to learn about your legal options in a free consultation today. 

Man Arrested After Tow Truck Driver Struck And Killed On Schuylkill Expressway

On Sunday, January 28, a tow truck driver was struck on the Schuylkill Expressway while assisting a disabled vehicle in Lower Merion Township. The tow truck operator who was 35 died as a result of being hit by the Ford F-150. Police arrested a Philadelphia man who allegedly was driving the vehicle that struck and killed the tow truck driver after a witness reported details to the police. The man was taken into custody.

One Person Seriously Injured In Multi-Car Crash

On Tuesday, February 6, a multi-vehicle car crash occurred at the intersection of Luzerne and G Streets around 7:15 am. The Juniata Park accident involved three vehicles and was so severe that one of the vehicles was pushed on to the sidewalk and into a fence, while another crashed into a building due to impact. There was one serious injury reported and the person was taken to the hospital.

South Philadelphia Tractor Trailer Crash

On Thursday, February 8 while millions of people were traveling into the city to view the Eagles Super Bowl Victory Parade, a traffic accident occurred on I-95 in South Philadelphia. The accident occurred around 5:30 am causing morning commuters some problems as it blocked two lanes of traffic. The accident began with a disabled tractor trailer on the southbound side of I-95 off the Walt Whitman bridge before Broad Street. At least two cars crashed into the disabled tractor trailer. The lanes were blocked until just before 7:00 am, and no injuries were reported.