PHILADELPHIA: Police Officer Kills 50-Year-Old Man in Pedestrian Accident

Sadly, a man suffered from a wrongful death car accident on January 31, 2017, when a police officer stuck him near the intersection of Cottman Avenue and Algon Ave. in Philadelphia. This pedestrian accident took place around 11:30 a.m. The 50-year-old, who has not been identified, was transported to Aria Health-Torresdale Campus where he was pronounced dead. The automobile that struck the 50-year-old man suffered severe damage to its front bumper, hood and windshield. The accident remains under investigation.

The accident lawyers at the Trapani Law Firm would like to pass along our deepest condolences to the family members as they cope with this tragic accident. Our prayers are with all parties affected in this accident as they try to piece together what happened. We understand that losing a loved one is extremely difficult. If you’ve lost a loved one, we would be happy to answer any questions you may have. Please contact our Philadelphia wrongful death law firm anytime.

Last Updated on April 27, 2022

Matthew C. Trapani

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