Earlier this month, a fatal crash in South Middleton Township, Pennsylvania, took the life of a 70-year-old woman. The car accident involved her Ford Freestyle minivan and a fire truck. The four-man crew inside the emergency vehicle attempted to provide life-saving procedures, but failed.
In an annual report, the U.S. Department of Labor expressed concern over a certain industry that is the leader in occupational injuries, which should cause many Pennsylvania workers to take note. According to the report, more health care and social assistance employees contract a disease or are injured at work than any other industry in the United States. In 2010, the rate of injured individuals per 100 workers was 5.2. All other private industries in the United States had a combined rate of 3.5 per 100.
An accident in Pennsylvania has left a 59-year-old motorcyclist in critical condition. The collision happened in Westtown, Pennsylvania, late last month around 4:15 p.m. on West Chester Pike. Allegedly, there was alcohol in the system of the 24-year-old driver who may have caused the incident.
A Pennsylvania man with a history of impaired driving is suspected of killing a man while driving under the influence of drugs. The 22-year-old man from Ivyland, Pennsylvania, had been released from jail just hours before getting into the car accident that killed the 49-year-old man.
An accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike has taken the life of an 18-year-old woman. Her death, which came earlier this month, was the result of a truck accident that occurred in the early morning near the exit for King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.