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January 13, 2019
Fatal Pedestrian Accident in Lancaster

Lancaster, PA – 12-Year-Old Boy Dies in Fatal Pedestrian Accident on Marrietta Avenue

One Dead and Two Injured in Fatal Pedestrian Accident Lancaster, PA (January 13, 2019) On the 12th of January, a fatal pedestrian accident happened on Marrietta Avenue at around 5:45 p.m. According to the reports, more than one vehicle struck a 12-year-old boy and a 17-year-old girl as they crossed the Silver Spring Cemetery parking lot toward Saint Mary’s Coptic Church. The first vehicle was described as a maroon Ford Taurus that was driven by a 17-year-old teenage girl. The impact of the crash ejected the boy into the westbound lane, where he was struck by another vehicle who did […]
January 28, 2018

Head-on Collision Accident Leaves 2 People Dead and 1 Injured

Posted on January 27, 2018 Only days ago, an accident took place about an hour away from Lancaster. The crash was a head-on collision that left 2 people dead and 1 man seriously injured. They say that a Pennsylvania man, 71 years old, crossed into the oncoming lane and hit a vehicle head-on that was driving eastbound. It was such a severe accident that the crash caused the vehicle to roll onto its side against a utility pole. The driver who was hit died instantly after the crash, and his passenger, a woman, died on the way to the hospital. […]
January 26, 2018

Driving While Under the Influence of Drugs in Lancaster

Posted on January 26, 2018 A little over a week ago, a 29-year-old man and 31-year-old woman were charged after they were caught driving while under the influence of drugs in Lancaster County. They were both charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. The male was also charged with driving on a suspended license. Luckily, no accidents or injuries stemmed from this incident, but what if their actions had led to a serious accident? In some cases, these accidents do not end well, with severe injuries or even death when a victim is involved. Drugged […]
January 24, 2018

Lancaster Hit and Run Accidents: What Can You Do?

Posted on January 24, 2018 In Lancaster County two days ago, an account of vehicular damage was taken after two men were spotted getting into a parked, running vehicle. They attempted to pull out of the parking space but backed into another vehicle. After the accident, they then pulled forward into the vehicle in front, preceded to get out of the vehicle, and escape on foot. Though nobody was injured, this act of negligence could have easily become more than just property damage – it could have become a serious injury case. But what happens in a hit and run […]
January 19, 2018

Unsafe Lane Change Leads to Accident in Lancaster County

Posted January 19, 2018  Two people were injured in an accident yesterday morning in Lancaster County after a 44-year-old man made a sudden lane change. When he made the lane change, his car hit the median, which sent him spiraling back into another vehicle. The vehicle that was struck rolled onto its side and blocked the right-hand lane as well as part of the left, making it impossible for some vehicles to pass. The man was taken to a trauma center and the other vehicle driver was rushed to a community hospital directly after the accident. Though the roadways didn’t […]
January 18, 2018

What Happens if a Stolen Car Leads to a Car Accident?

Yesterday, a case in Lancaster could have turned from a criminal case into a civil case as it could have ended in serious injuries or an accident. A Lancaster man was arrested on charges of bounding his elderly roommate with an extension cord and driving off with the man’s debit card, cellphone, and car. Though the man did not cause an accident, many incidents of stolen cars end in disaster, with catastrophic injuries as a police chase begins. But what happens when you were injured due to somebody in a stolen car and their negligence? You have rights to recover. […]
January 8, 2018

Wintry Conditions, School Bus Accidents, and Liability

In today’s Lancaster County accident news, there have been a variety of crashes, one of which included a minor school bus accident. The reason? Slippery roads. Crashes have been reported throughout the day as sleet, snow, and freezing rain continued to fall. This is expected to create slippery road conditions throughout the day. Because of such, a variety of Lancaster County schools announced that they would be dismissing early; however, one school bus was involved in a crash early after noon. According to reports, only one student was injured with a complaint of head pain. Adverse weather conditions can be […]