A car struck a child on Sunday evening in West Philadelphia. The accident occurred around 6:30 pm near the intersection of 59th Street and Lansdowne Avenue. After the accident, the child was brought to the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. No information was available on the child’s condition or the cause of the accident.
Although several laws exist that aim to protect pedestrians, many times drivers do not adhere to or are unaware of the existence of those laws. Pedestrians may sustain personal injuries or be at-risk for fatalities if they enter the path of a distracted or reckless driver.
If you or someone you love sustained personal injuries in a pedestrian accident, you may be entitled to compensation. To see how we can assist you in pursuing your claim, contact our Philadelphia pedestrian accident lawyers at McCann Dillon Jaffe & Lamb, LLC, at 215-569-8488 or contact us online. Our lawyers represent clients in Pennsylvania, including Delaware County and Chester County, as well as Delaware, and New Jersey.