Posted On: July 3, 2009 by Pennsylvania Personal Injury Attorney

Kimmel Center Pedestrian Accident Critically Injures 2

A man and a female bicyclist were seriously injured after they were hit by a cab that jumped the curb in front of the Kimmel Center while swerving to avoid another car on June 24. According to this article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the injured man may lose one or both legs after suffering serious fractures from the pedestrian accident in Philadelphia.

A police report said that the red Victory cab was headed southbound on Broad Street in Philadelphia and swerved to avoid a car changing lanes. It then jumped the curb and hit a lamp post and the bicyclist before spinning back into the street, striking a man crossing the street.
The bicyclist suffered head injuries and was reported in critical condition.

The driver and his passenger also were taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The police also are viewing videotapes from surveillance cameras in the area to see if they show what happened.

The victims and families of victims here are well advised to contact a competent, reputable PA personal injury attorney with a good track record in order to pursue legal action against the person whose negligent behavior caused their injury. The right lawyer can help assess the case, gather evidence, negotiate between parties, and obtain compensation for the injuries and associated trauma and costs.

The attorneys at Cherry, Fieger, & Marciano know how stressful and scary pedestrian accidents can be. And we can help. Our attorneys have a long track record helping people bring negligent drivers to justice for pedestrian accidents - and we offer a free consultation to anyone with questions about whether their pedestrian accident could result in a valid lawsuit. Don't sit back and let someone get away with endangering your life, your happiness, and your financial future. Call our Pennsylvania pedestrian accident attorneys today for a free and completely confidential evaluation.