In Philadelphia and the surrounding areas, there are accidents each week in which innocent people are injured or killed. Many of these accidents could have been prevented yet unfortunately, they were caused by the negligence of another. This week our accident report will detail 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.
New Jersey Car Crash Causes Three-Car Fire
On Thursday, June 7, around 6:30 am a car crash occurred between three cars on Route 42 in Gloucester Township. The three-car pileup involved a Volkswagen which rear-ended a Hummer while a Honda Pilot crashed into the two vehicles. This caused one vehicle to catch fire and spread to the other two vehicles. The flames were extremely bad and completely destroyed all three cars which had to be hauled away after the fire was extinguished. There were no reported injuries but the accident did cause a traffic backup for miles.
Car Plunges Into Pond In Montgomery County
On Tuesday, June June 12, a driver lost control of their car while driving along Croton Road around 4:30 pm. The driver ended up plunging into a pond at Martin’s Dam and needed to be rescued. Thankfully, the driver was not injured but there has been no word as to whether or not they will face charges regarding the accident.
Early Morning Car Crash Into Store Front
Just before 7 am on June 13, a car crash occurred between a Ford Explorer and a Ford pickup truck on North Black Horse Pike in Runnemede, New Jersey. The force of the crash caused the Ford pickup truck to go flying into a massage parlor. The driver of the vehicle sustained non-life threatening injuries and was taken to the hospital for treatment. There were traffic delays at the site while the scene was cleared but there were no other reported injuries.
A Dozen People Injured In Car Crash
On Wednesday night around 10 pm, a teen was driving a pickup truck south on Madison Avenue in Bethlehem. The truck crashed into a minivan injuring a dozen people. The injured people were all transported to local hospitals for treatment and the crash is currently being investigated.