Around 7pm, Kurt Spielberg, 81, was hit by a car driving westbound on Kelly Drive as he walked into oncoming traffic, according to a police spokeswoman. Spielberg was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was pronounced dead due to the serious injuries. It was reported that it is unknown why Spielberg walked into oncoming traffic and the driver who hit him will not face charges.
Later that night, Lewis Leon, 26, was driving westbound on Somerset Street when he allegedly hit a car stopped at a traffic signal. The woman in the hit vehicle suffered head trauma, extensive bruising, and broken bones from this auto accident in Philadelphia. She was reported to be in critical condition on Monday February 23. Leon was arrested and charged with recklessly endangering another person, driving while under the influence of intoxicants, aggravated assault, and related offenses.
Experiencing the aftermath of a serious car or pedestrian accident in Pennsylvania can be an extremely emotional and stressful time, not to mention the physical suffering that far too often occurs as a result of injuries. It is tragic when a victim dies from these accidents and our hearts are always with the families who must endure the loss of a loved one.
Legal counsel and representation from an experienced pedestrian accident lawyer in Pennsylvania or a skilled Philadelphia car accident attorney can help you get deserved compensation if you or someone you care about has been injured in an accident. Our attorneys at Anapol Weiss have the knowledge and experience to examine the conditions of an accident and the legal issues that surround your specific case. We will handle your insurance claims and collect all necessary information for you. Call us today for a free consultation.