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3 Killed, 1 Injured in Car Accident

Victoria Burguess2 years ago

Three people are dead and one person was injured following a car crash near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 1.

Details of the Fatal Crash

According to the Associated Press, the crash occurred on Schuylkill Expressway northwest of Philadelphia. The vehicle flipped and was engulfed in flames.

Three people were found dead inside the car, with one injured outside the car. The injured male was sent to Hahnemann University Hospital.

This was a single automobile accident with an investigation of the cause currently underway; the police are uncertain whether or not the wet weather conditions were a part of the accident.  

National Auto Accident Statistics

The following information was provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA):

  • 33,561 people were killed in auto accidents in 2012, marking a 3.3-percent increase over the 32,479 deaths recorded in 2011.
  • Of those killed in 2012:
  • An additional 2,362,000 people were injured in auto accidents in 2012.


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