Earlier this month, an accident involving a trolley, a transportation van, and another vehicle caused more than 30 injuries. The incident happened when a CCT Connect bus collided with another vehicle. This caused a collision with the Route 13 SEPTA trolley that was heading towards Center City.
Overall, there were more than 30 injuries spread amongst the three vehicles, though there is no word on the extent of the injuries themselves. The cause of the accident is still unclear, but we think this really shows how unpredictable our roadways can be.
At the Dan Doyle Law Group, our qualified and experienced team is ready to help you when you need a car accident attorney in Philadelphia,PA. We know that you need all of the compensation you deserve, so let us get to work for you.
What Happens Out There
For the incident above, we do not know whether the CCT Connect bus driver or the other vehicle driver was at fault. What we do know is that their accident caused dozens of injuries. Vehicle accidents are a reality and especially in and around big cities. When the weather gets rough, as we have seen lately, it is important that everyone operate safely.
Across Pennsylvania, there were over 128,000 crashes reported during the latest reporting year. Out of those crashes, there were 1,137 fatalities and 80,612 injuries. When it comes to vehicle crashes, we know that the expenses can get out of hand quickly. Not only will a victim have high medical costs to deal with, but they will also have other hidden accidents costs as well. These can include lost income it a person cannot work, loss of enjoyment of life, emotional damages, and even home modifications.
What happens if the insurance companies do not offer a settlement that will cover all of these expenses?
We know that driver error is the cause of most accidents. When drivers are negligent or careless in their operation and they cause injuries, they should be held accountable. All too often we see people get hurt due to drivers who are impaired by drugs or alcohol or distracted by their phones. During the latest reporting year, the top cause of fatal crashes had to do with drivers who were speeding at the time of the crash.
If You Are Hurt
If you or a loved one have been injured in a vehicle accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, you may need to seek legal assistance. Relying on the insurance companies to do the right thing may not work out in your best interest. At the Dan Doyle Law Group, we will fight for you. We want to make sure you get all the compensation you deserve, including:
- Coverage of your medical expenses
- Lost income if you cannot work
- Pain and suffering damages
- Possible punitive damages
When you need a Philadelphia car accident attorney, you can contact us by clicking here or calling 215-987-3730 for a free consultation.