Each week we bring you news about some of the biggest accidents that have affected the Philadelphia Metro area. There seems to be constant news of innocent people being negatively impacted by car accidents, work accidents, construction accidents, and so much more that are caused by the negligence of others. If you or a loved one has been injured due to someone else’s negligence contact a Philadelphia personal injury attorney to determine your legal options. Schedule your free legal consultation today.
Bus Accident In Tioga-Nicetown Section Of Philadelphia
On Wednesday, April 11, two SEPTA buses crashed around 1:30 pm near the intersection of Hunting Park Avenue and 18th Street in the Tioga-Nicetown section of Philadelphia. According to SEPTA, one bus for Route 26 was pulling out when it hit the other bus. A black SUV appeared to be damaged in the accident as well. There were no reported injuries, but medics were at the scene.
Car Crashes Into Home Killing Woman
At 12:00 am on Friday, April 6th, a sedan crashed into a home on the 300 block of Harleysville Pike in Montgomery County. The car went across several neighboring lawns before it became airborne and crashed into the bedroom of a home. An 86-year-old woman was trapped by the vehicle and had to be freed by first responders but sadly was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver was able to exit the vehicle without assistance and did not sustain any life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital for treatment. Investigators are trying to determine if the accident was caused by a malfunction with the vehicle or a medical emergency and are awaiting the results of lab tests to determine if the driver was impaired.
Four Injured In Southampton Accident
An accident occurred between a car and an SUV on Saturday, April 7 around 9:30 pm. The two vehicles hit each other almost head-on while traveling on Street Road in Southampton, causing a great deal of damage to the car. Two adults and two children were injured in the crash. According to police, one driver had to be freed from their vehicle by firefighters and then was taken to St. Mary Medical Center. The child that was in that vehicle was taken to Abington Memorial Hospital but later was flown to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. The other driver and a child passenger were taken to Abington Hospital. Police are still investigating the accident and seeking any witnesses to the crash.