Two cars collided early the morning of Feb. 17 near the intersection of Swedesford Road and Dekalb Pike in Lower Gwynedd. One vehicle contained a man and a woman in their 70s, and the other vehicle was occupied by a man and a woman in their late 30s. Police did not reveal any information regarding their identities.
All four persons that were involved in the auto accident were taken to local area hospitals for treatment. No information was released regarding the extent of the injuries sustained.
Preliminary reports suggest that one vehicle "T-boned" the other. The term "T-bone" commonly denotes a collision in which one vehicle collides head-on with the side of another, often at an intersection. No information was released regarding which vehicle may have been responsible. Police did not state whether either driver was cited in connection with the crash.
Car accidents, particularly T-bone accidents as the front or back end of a car is not present to weather some of the force of the blow, frequently result in serious injuries to passengers, pedestrians and bystanders. The law requires all motorists to operate their vehicles with reasonable prudence in order to reduce the possibility that injury will occur. A driver who fails to meet this standard of care may be cited for a traffic violation and could also be open to civil liability to any victims who are injured. A victim who suffers harm at the hands of another may be able to recover damages for medical bills and out-of-pocket expenses as well as for lost wages and pain and suffering. Any person who has been injured in an automobile accident may benefit from speaking with an experienced personal injury attorney about his or her available options for recovery.
Source: NBC10, "4 Injured in Lower Gwynedd Car Crash," Feb. 17, 2013