1 Dead in Pennsylvania Accident

One man was killed in an accident involving a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation plow truck in Tunkhannock Township on March 20. The accident involved three vehicles in total and one person was also injured. According to the Monroe County Coroner, the fatal car accident occurred shortly before 1:57 p.m. at the intersection of Route 115 […]

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Vehicle Search Laws in Pennsylvania

Philadelphia residents who are pulled over for a traffic stop may wonder if police officers are allowed to search their vehicles without a warrant. According to an article by RT.com, last year it became legal for law enforcement to conduct warrantless vehicle searches in Pennsylvania. Previously, authorities were required to obtain a warrant before they […]

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Driver May Face Homicide Charge After Fatal Hit-and-Run

Police in Pennsylvania have reported that a 62-year-old woman lost her life on March 15 in a hit-and-run pedestrian accident. The woman was struck as she walked with her sister on the shoulder of Airport Road in Hanover Township at approximately 9:00 p.m. Responding emergency services personnel pronounced her dead at the scene. A 33-year-old […]

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Can a Minor Receive Criminal Charges for Sexting?

Go to the mall, a fast food restaurant or anywhere else you’re likely to find teenagers, and you’ll hardly see one without a cellphone. Cellphones give teens the opportunity to keep in touch with their friends via texting and social media. However, Pennsylvania teenagers may not even realize that they can get into serious trouble […]

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Pennsylvania Route 422 Plagued by String of Large Truck Crashes

Four serious accidents with injuries and one death have occurred on Route 422 in Pennsylvania in less than six weeks. Each accident involved a large truck. Winter weather played a role in one accident when a pickup slid on the snowy highway and hit a tractor-trailer in Plumcreek. The man driving the pickup died. Three […]

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