Fatal Hit-and-Run Accident Occurs in Southwest Philadelphia
May 21, 2018
A fatal hit-and-run accident occurred in Southwest Philadelphia resulting in one fatality for a victim and serious personal injuries for another. Around 2:00 am, on Monday morning, the car crash took place when the driver of a minivan tried to make a left turn from Passyunk Avenue onto 63rd Street, and then collided with a sedan. The 29-year-old driver of the sedan who was from Georgia succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene of the hit-and-run accident while the passenger sustained critical injuries. After the accident, the minivan driver left the crash on foot but was brought into custody by the police.
Reports suggest that excessive speed was a factor in the fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred on Monday. Drivers who engage in reckless driving practices like speeding may put their lives and their passengers as well as other motorists in danger. Any parties involved may suffer from a range of injuries and potential fatalities in accidents of this nature.
If you or your family members experienced injuries in a car accident, contact our Philadelphia car accident lawyers at Nerenberg & Gagliano, P.C. at 215-569-9100 or contact us online for a no-obligation, free consultation. Our law practice serves clients in Philadelphia and Montgomery County, Delaware County, Bucks County, and Chester County, but also represents clients in New Jersey and Central Pennsylvania.