A near-head-on collision in Trappe, Pennsylvania, just northwest of Philadelphia, left at least four people injured. The mid-December crash happened on Route 113 near South Elementary School. Pennsylvania State Police believe that one of the drivers may have been driving drunk.
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.
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.
Texting and driving has left many individuals injured throughout the country but remains legal in several states to this day. While it is often connected with the tech-savvy, teenage generation, it is certainly not limited to them. Many adults are guilty of distracted driving caused by their desire to send a text back as soon as possible. This practice, however, can be deadly.
In a recent accident that illustrates the dangers of negligent driving, a commuter train that travels through Philadelphia's west suburbs crashed into a car in Haverford Township. Police suspect the driver of the car was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the collision. The vehicle accident left 25 train passengers injured.
A man has been charged for two deaths allegedly caused by an illegal race. The car accident happened in Pennsylvania, on state highway 16 near Beartown Road in Washington Township, Pennsylvania. The car crash happened in February, earlier this year.
A new law is changing the requirements that Pennsylvania teenagers who are under 18 need to fulfill in order to receive their junior driver's licenses. With road safety as the main concern, many state politicians are hoping to minimize the chances of a car accident for new drivers.
A nearly fatal accident has left one 70-year-old woman from Monroeville in the hospital. The truck accident happened in Butler County, Pennsylvania, on Route 8 near Clearview Mall recently.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, more than 350 people were injured in car accidents between the dates of September 2 and September 5 this year. The 783 collisions that occurred over Labor Day weekend injured 351 individuals and killed nine others. More than half of these recent fatalities were caused by car crashes in which alcohol was directly involved. Eighty of the 783 accidents involved alcohol somehow.
A 31-year-old man, trying to elude police in a high-speed chase, ended his attempted escape after causing a car crash between his vehicle and a Pennsylvania State Police cruiser. The trooper inside sustained injuries, but they were not life-threatening. The crash occurred in Levittown, Pennsylvania.