A head-on collision occurred in Northeast Philadelphia, Pennsylvania that led to a fatality and serious personal injuries for the other victims. On Monday morning, around 4:35 am, the motor vehicle accident took place at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Cottman Avenue between a car and a limousine. After the head-on collision, the 29-year-old driver of the car slammed into a utility pole and was taken to the Jefferson Torresdale Hospital where he succumbed to his fatal injuries. The 25-year-old passenger in the car incurred severe head wounds and leg pain while the limousine driver sustained serious injuries. Speed may have been a factor in the fatal crash.
Many times, when head-on collisions occur they lead to serious injuries or even fatalities for any parties involved. In some cases, the accident may be caused by drivers engaging in intoxicated driving, wrong way driving, distracted driving, or a host of other factors. Survivors of this type of crash may experience physical trauma and mental distress due to injuries that may develop into temporary or permanent disabilities.
If you or your loved ones sustained personal injuries in a car accident, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact our Philadelphia car accident lawyers at McCann Dillon Jaffe & Lamb, LLC at 215-569-8488 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation. Our lawyers represent clients in Pennsylvania, including Delaware County and Chester County, as well as in Delaware, and New Jersey.