Charges have been made in an accident that occurred on Sept. 14 in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania. According to reports, a man from Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, was accused of several crimes stemming from the car crash that happened earlier this year.
The death of a 51-year-old woman in Meadville, Pennsylvania, has been ruled an accident by the Crawford County coroner. According to the coroner's report, the cause of her death was blunt force trauma to her torso and head.
A 57-year-old man from Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison. The prosecution said that he was the reason a 1-year-old baby girl lost her life during a drunk driving accident. According to authorities, the man had a blood-alcohol content of 0.21, almost three times the legal limit of 0.08 in Pennsylvania.
A seven-car pileup has left four people injured. The car accident occurred earlier this month at an intersection in Upper Milford Township, Pennsylvania, which is north of Philadelphia.
According to authorities, a 48-year-old man from a few hours away from Philadelphia was involved in an accident in Pennsylvania earlier this month. The fatal car crash took the life of a 20-year-old female who was running along the side of the highway.
A crash in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, earlier this month has left two people dead and a third critically injured. Police have not apprehended the suspected driver who may have caused the fatal car accident. According a report released by the Montgomery County district attorney and the Pottstown police chief, the 27-year-old suspect has been charged with three counts of accident involving death and personal injury as well as accident involving death and personal injury while not properly licensed.
According to the Berks County, Pennsylvania deputy coroner, a 31-year-old woman from Norristown, Pennsylvania, who was involved in a freak accident on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, was recently pronounced dead at Reading Hospital.
According to the Bicycle Coalition of Philadelphia, the city has the highest rate of bicycle commuters among the 10 most populated cities in the nation. With this information, one would expect that bicycle safety would be of the utmost importance. A new state law is looking to decrease the number of car accidents involving bicyclists by requiring drivers to keep a certain distance when passing those riding on bicycles.
An accident in 2010 took the life of a 22-year-old man from Philadelphia. His best friend since childhood was driving at the time of the car crash. According to reports, he will face jail time for the death of his close friend.
A new law passed in Pennsylvania to ban texting while driving is beginning to take effect. Advocates for the anti-texting statute are hoping that it will help diminish the number of accidents caused by distracted driving that occur each year. In 2010, approximately 14,000 car accidents in Pennsylvania were attributed to distracted driving; 68 people died in those crashes.