By Joel Kofsky
on August 15, 2012

A Septa bus hit a man in Philadelphia’s Fox Chase section which had the victim hospitalized in serious condition. Police later reported that the man, believed to be in his 30′s, was struck by a Route 18 bus on Oxford Avenue near Loney Street.

Medics rushed the victim to Albert Einstein Medical Center for care. He was a trauma alert while in transit. No one else was injured.

Until now, authorities had not revealed the identity of the victim to the media. Other data regarding the accident will be out after investigation is complete.

SEPTA’s Route 18 bus runs from Fox Chase to Cedarbrook Plaza.

SEPTA is operating throughout Philadelphia, Montgomery, Chester, Bucks, and Delaware counties, as well as, Newark, DE and Trenton / West Trenton, NJ. It carries 321 million passenger-carrying trips spanning 1.45 billion miles every year. With its 117 bus routes, 8 trolley routes, and 3 trackless trolley routes with 12,536 stops. SEPTA are the most convenient way to travel.

Bus accidents happen every day, and, while bus passengers aren’t injured in all of them, they are injured, and often seriously injured, in a lot of them. SEPTA is self-insured for all of these accidents with a number of defenses limiting or negating its liability to injured passengers.

Depending on the specific facts of the accident, those injured in a SEPTA bus accident may have multiple claims against SEPTA as well as claims against any other responsible parties, such as another motorist.
If you were injured in a car accident, contact experienced car accident lawyers who will protect the rights of you and your loved ones. You may be entitled to financial compensation for economic damages as well as pain and suffering

If you or a loved has suffered due to negligence you may wish to consult with experienced Injury Lawyers. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Please note strict deadline apply and it is in your best interest to contact an attorney immediate.

If you or a loved has suffered due to negligence you may wish to consult with experienced Injury Lawyer. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Please note strict deadline apply and it is in your best interest to contact an attorney immediate.

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