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June 15, 2018

Possibly a Dozen People Injured in Collision in Bethlehem

While it is not unheard of for there to be several injuries resulting from a motor vehicle accident, at least a dozen people were injured last night in a crash in Bethlehem. Two vehicles collided Wednesday night on a Lehigh Valley Road around 10:00 p.m. The crash occurred at Madison Avenue and East Greenwich Street, leaving a slew of injuries and damages in its wake. According to police, the driver of a pickup truck was a 16-year-old, and perhaps a lack of experience behind the wheel can be partially to blame. Apparently, the 16-year-old pickup truck driver was heading south […]
June 14, 2018

Blair County Crash Closes Down Portion of I-99

Each and every motor vehicle accident leaves those involved consumed with a plethora of various woes. This morning, a crash in Tyrone involving two cars left two drivers severely injured. The unfortunate accident happened on Interstate 99 northbound between Exit 48 and Exit 52 in Blair County. All of the northbound lanes between Tyrone and Bald Eagle were closed down for an unspecified amount of time. According to officials, a car in the southbound lane apparently lost control and crossed over the grass median, subsequently striking an oncoming car in the northbound lane. Witnesses reported to officials that they believe […]
June 13, 2018

Multi-Vehicle Crash Shuts Down I-95 Northbound in Penndel

All motor vehicle accidents tend to leave some amount of damage in their wake. Today, the I-95 northbound had to be closed while emergency responders worked to clean up a crash involving at least three vehicles. The accident happened shortly before noon, around 11:30 a.m. this morning on the I-95 in Bucks County. Pennsylvania State Police were dispatched to the scene to assist the victims. According to officials as well as footage from Sky 6 cameras, a multitude of various emergency vehicles and ambulances were quickly on the scene to help those who were injured in the crash. At least […]
June 12, 2018

The Frequency of Large Trucking accidents in Pennsylvania

No one is likely to be astonished to find out that large trucking accidents are a major source of severe injuries and deaths throughout the country. The size and power of semi-tractor trailers and other commercial vehicles can easily cause tremendous injuries when they are involved in a crash with a smaller vehicle. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, there were 136 fatalities out of 6,596 total crashes involving a heavy truck in Pennsylvania in 2014. The Likelihood of a Crash Pennsylvania has numerous busy highways throughout the state, and while this simplifies traveling long distances, it also increases […]
June 12, 2018

SUV Crashes and Injures One Pedestrian in Warminster

There are many reasons why motor vehicle accidents occur. Often times weather conditions play a big role, and many officials are wondering whether or not the rain was a major factor in a crash that happened late last night in Bucks County. The accident took place in Warminster Sunday night around 11:30 and left a pedestrian with possibly very serious injuries. According to police, a person who was driving an SUV struck and injured a pedestrian at the intersection of North Warminster and County Line Roads. Unlike many similar crashes, the SUV remained at the scene which implies a lack […]
June 11, 2018

Dump Truck Overturns and Causes Injuries in Montgomery County

Whenever a large commercial vehicle such as a dump truck crashes on a busy road, injuries are sure to follow. A crash occurred yesterday afternoon that resulted in the eastbound lanes of Route 422 being shut down for several hours, as well as multiple reported injuries. The Montgomery County crash happened around 2:00 p.m. yesterday afternoon, and details are still emerging. According to police who were at the scene of the trucking accident, the dump truck had flipped over and took out multiple lanes of the highway shortly before the Oaks Exit. Apparently, the dump truck had gone over a […]
June 10, 2018

Lincoln Highway Crash Injures Several in North Versailles

When one vehicle full of passengers collides with another, there is sure to be some serious injuries. At least 5 and possibly 8 people were injured in a motor vehicle accident in North Versailles this afternoon. The crash occurred in the 200 block of Lincoln Highway just after 4:00 p.m. A helicopter had to be brought in to fly one victim to the hospital. Police say that the Allegheny County crash happened when a mini-van made a U-turn in front of another vehicle. At the time of the accident, there were 3 people in the car and 5 people in […]
June 9, 2018

Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Philadelphia

It is no secret that motorcycles can be extremely dangerous. Sadly, a 41-year-old man found that out last night in Philadelphia after he was struck by another motorcyclist and died from his injuries. The motor vehicle accident occurred just shortly before 8:00 p.m. last night at the intersection of 46th Street and Girard Avenue. According to police, the man was attempting to change lanes near the intersection when he was struck by another motorcyclist. The man was subsequently pushed off the road before slamming into a tree. He was rushed to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center where his catastrophic injuries proved […]
June 8, 2018

Accident in Philadelphia Kills 27-Year-Old Motorcyclist

Regardless of the number of bumper stickers out there that read, “Watch for Motorcycles,” many people still fail to see them. Tragically, a 59-year-old woman making a U-turn did not see a motorcyclist today in Philadelphia’s Olney Section. The motor vehicle accident happened around 3:20 p.m. this afternoon, and sadly took the life of the 27-year-old motorcyclist. According to police, the crash occurred in the 5300 block of Rising Sun Avenue. A woman driving a black Chrysler 300 hit the Suzuki motorcycle while making a U-turn. The man on the motorcycle was transported to Einstein Medical Center. He died at […]
June 7, 2018

1 Dead 2 Injured After Jeep Crashes into Medical Center in Washington County

Few people assume that they are at risk of being struck by a vehicle while inside of a building. Nevertheless, a highly unexpected tragedy occurred this afternoon when a Jeep crashed through the side of a medical center in Washington County, killing one and injuring the driver and one other. The motor vehicle accident happened at 12:32 in Washington, Pa. According to police, a red Jeep Liberty barreled down a hill and rolled over bushes before crashing through the side of Building 1 at Neighborhood Health Center, located at 95 Leonard Avenue. Kimberly Dollard, 57, was struck while working in […]