During the night of Saturday, October 16, 2010 a man was involved in a shooting and then a Pennsylvania car crash.
According to the police the 27-year-old man was shot twice near the intersection of 63rd and Callowhill streets. The shooting was said to have taken place around 2:00 a.m.
The man sustained one gunshot wound to his leg and another wound to his back.
Luckily, he was not alone during the incident. A nearby friend volunteered to take him to the hospital for care.
On the way to Misericordia Hospital, the shooting victim’s friend, who was driving a Nissan, crashed into a Buick at the intersection of 62nd and Chestnut streets. The impact caused the Nissan to lose control and smash into a local Chinese market on the corner of the intersection.
The impact of the crash also caused the Buick to spin and smash into a nearby parked car.
The shooting victim was transported to the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and was placed in critical condition. The condition of his friend is unknown.
The 30-year-old driver of the Buick also sustained injuries and was taken by ambulance to Jefferson University Hospital where he was placed in stable condition.
The cause of the shooting is still under investigation. No arrests have been made as of this time.
The Pennsylvania accident attorneys at Saile& Saile send our best wishes of a quick recovery to all who were injured in this Pennsylvania car accident.