Wilmington, DE (October 7, 2022) – Officials in the Wilmington area were called to the scene of a crash with injuries on Friday, October 7th. The accident was first reported at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Silverside Road near the intersection with Shipley Road.
According to a report, there were multiple vehicles involved in the accident. At least one of the victims sustained injuries in the collision. Paramedics responded to the crash and transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment of undisclosed injuries. Both directions of Silverside Road were closed as a result of the accident. Drivers were told to avoid the area and to find an alternate route of travel if possible. The cause of the crash is under investigation at this time. There is no update on the condition of the injured victim.
The accident is under investigation. No additional details have been released.
Our thoughts and well-wishes go out to the injured motorist in the aftermath of this Wilmington traffic accident. We hope for a full recovery.
Injury Accidents in Delaware
The Delaware Department of Transportation maintains records and statistics on traffic crashes that happen in our state each year. According to the most recent statistics, about 30,000 accidents are reported to authorities every year. Approximately 10,000 of these collisions will also result in injuries to one or more victims. The range of injuries in a car accident spans from minor to serious and life-threatening. When you or a loved one have been hurt in a Delaware car accident, you are likely in need of assistance in order to help you obtain the compensation that you deserve.
It is important to secure your future following an injury crash. In order to do this, it is important to have a skilled and compassionate lawyer by your side. When an insurance company investigates a car accident claim, they often do so with the goal of settling a claim as quickly and cheaply as possible. Many accident victims make the mistake of accepting the insurance company’s first offer but these offers are frequently inadequate and fail to compensate victims for the full extent of their injuries.
At Murphy & Landon, our Wilmington car accident lawyers can help when you have been the victim of an injury crash. We know how insurance adjusters handle these claims and we will stand by your side as we negotiate the best possible deal on your behalf. We will also take your case to trial if the insurance company refuses to make a reasonable offer.
Our team is standing by to take your call at any time. Our consultations are always free for all potential and prospective clients. When we meet with you, we will explain your legal options. We will also help to come up with a clear plan of action that will secure your future following a sudden serious accident. To schedule your time to speak with a car accident attorney in Wilmington, please reach out to us using the link on our website or give us a call at (302) 472-8100.
Note: Our law firm utilizes secondary sources to create this post. The facts surrounding this specific accident have not been independently verified. Contact Murphy & Landon if you locate any inaccurate information. We will update the post right away to reflect the most accurate information available.
Disclaimer: None of the information in this post is intended to be legal advice or medical advice. This is not a solicitation for business. If you have been injured in an accident, get medical attention as soon as possible. The photo used in this post was not taken at this accident scene.