Complete Philadelphia, PA accident reports and news.


Accidents in Philadelphia result in serious injuries and deaths each year

After a Philadelphia crash, injured people and their families need resources and support. Regardless of the severity of the collision, the people involved are left to deal with injuries, medical bills, property damage, and insurance claims. When a Philadelphia accident is fatal, families are left to struggle with their grief and loss as best they can.

Resources to help accident victims and their families after a Philadelphia wreck

Regardless of whether it is a car accident, pedestrian accident, motorcycle crash, bicycle collision, truck accident, or any other kind of injury accident, the following resources can be helpful for crash victims and their families and friends.

Major hospitals in Philadelphia include:

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Jefferson University Hospital Temple University Hospital Mercy Philadelphia Hospital

How do you deal with an insurance claim after a Philadelphia accident?

Regardless of how severe an accident is, almost everyone involved has to deal with insurance companies and claims. For accidents with very minor injuries and damage, a claim can sometimes be handled by working with the insurance adjuster. For crashes involving more serious injuries, or when a fatal accident occurs, a personal injury attorney is needed to manage the insurance claim. Go here to learn more about how a Philadelphia injury lawyer helps accident victims.

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Most recent accident reports

Date Type
Wed, 03/05/2014 Car Accident Drunk driver in critical condition, one Philadelphia police officer suffers minor injuries, after the drunk driver crashes into two police cars at a intersection.
Wed, 03/05/2014 Car Accident 53-year-old man in critical condition at hospital, after being struck by a hit and run driver, while crossing a street in the Upper Roxborough area of Philadelphia.
Sat, 03/08/2014 Car Accident Man in critical condition at hospital, after a two car crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in the Hunting Park area of Philadelphia.
Mon, 03/10/2014 Pedestrian Accident Woman in her 40's struck and seriously injured after being struck by a hit-and-run driver traveling at high speed just after exiting a SEPTA bus at 21st Street and Susquehanna Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fri, 03/14/2014 Car Accident One man in critical condition, one man and one woman in serious condition, all transported to hospital, after a single-car crash in the Frankford area of Philadelphia.
Sun, 03/16/2014 Pedestrian Accident 55-year-old security guard seriously injured, after a 34-year-old alleged drunk driver, who was arrested, crashes into a security gate at the Navel Yard in South Philadelphia.
Sun, 03/16/2014 Car Accident Kathleen Cockerill, 58, killed, after a single-car accident on I-676 westbound, near the Walt Whitman Bridge, in Philadelphia.
Sun, 03/23/2014 Car Accident Eric Ferrell, 39, killed, after his car crashed into a tree, at a high rate of speed, on Roosevelt Boulevard in Philadelphia, and then caught fire.
Thu, 04/03/2014 Bus Accident 10 people injured, transported to hospital, after a SEPTA transit bus collides with a vehicle at the intersection of 11th and Vine Streets in Philadelphia, and then crashes into 3 parked cars.
Sun, 04/06/2014 Car Accident Aaron Carbajal, 25, killed, one other person critically injured, transported to hospital, after a car is rear-ended by a vehicle, driven by Gabriel Sanchez, 20, who was arrested, on I-95 in south Philadelphia.
Sun, 04/06/2014 Bus Accident Two people injured, transported to hospital, after a car and the Route 27 SEPTA transit bus collide at an intersection in Philadelphia.
Mon, 04/07/2014 Pedestrian Accident One woman pedestrian killed, after she is struck by a car on Haddonfield-Berlin Road, in the Cherry Hill area of Philadelphia.
Mon, 04/07/2014 Car Accident 59-year-old man seriously injured, taken to hospital, after his car loses control, on 16th and Grange Streets in the West Oak Lane area of Philadelphia, and crashes into a building.
Wed, 04/09/2014 Pedestrian Accident 60-year-old pedesrtrian seriously injured after they are struck by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Sackett Street in the Mayfair section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sun, 04/13/2014 Other Type of Accident 26-year-old man seriously injured after his moped collides with a vehicle at the intersection of 48th Street and Grays Ferry Avenue in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania