33-year-old man killed, multiple others hurt after allegedly stolen car driven by teen hits other car at North 5th Street and West Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fatal Fairhill car accident involved stolen vehicle, police say
According to authorities, an 18-year-old driver was in a reportedly stolen Kia sedan, traveling north on 5th Street and speeding.
The sedan slammed into a Toyota Corolla, on the driver’s side.
Why every fatality from a crash is not legally a wrongful death
After someone dies in a motor-vehicle accident, grieving family members and friends are often left with many questions. What caused the accident? Could it have been avoided? What do they do now that their loved one is gone?
Sometimes a fatal collision happens through no one's fault. Crashes caused by weather and road conditions, or by wildlife in the roadway, are examples. But when a fatal crash is caused by negligence, then family members should pursue a wrongful death claim, to uphold the victim's rights and begin the financial recovery process. Learn more about wrongful death claims here.