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June 25, 2018

New Stanton, PA – Pennsylvania Turnpike Accident Injures Couple

New Stanton, PA (June 26, 2018) – A Pennsylvania Turnpike accident led to disaster for one couple, who had to be flown to the hospital with injuries. The husband and wife were quickly taken by a flight to a Pittsburgh hospital after their motorcycle was involved in a serious crash on Thursday evening. The accident took place on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near New Stanton. A car was also involved in the wreck. It took place around 4:25 p.m. in the westbound lanes of the PA Turnpike when they were struck by the other vehicle and thrown from the bike. The […]
February 21, 2018

Serious Truck Crash Involving Seven Tractor Trailers Causes Injuries

Posted on February 21, 2018 Early this morning, a serious truck crash involving seven tractor trailers shut down part of the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Though all the details of the crash are still unknown to the public, there were 5 people injured in the accident. Leaking diesel fuel was involved in the accident, so Hazmat crews were called to the scene of the accident. A detour was put in effect due to the nature of the accident and how many trucks were involved. An Inside Look at Truck Accidents  Just as with the truck crash involving seven […]
February 3, 2018

4 Injuries and 2 Fatalities in Turnpike Multi-Vehicle Accidents in PA

Posted on February 3, 2018 Early this morning, a series of accidents occurring near Somerset, PA, caused 2 deaths and 4 injuries on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. For about 4 hours, the highway was closed and just recently reopened to eastbound traffic at New Stanton. A series of crashes began in the morning, followed by a third crash that lead to the 2 deaths. Some of the accidents involved a tractor-trailer carrying steel coils, one between two pick-up trucks and a passenger vehicle, and a single vehicle striking a guardrail and blocking the left lane. It is believed that one accident […]
November 8, 2017

Man Killed on Construction Site in Pennsylvania Turnpike, October 11, 2017

Another tragic event has occurred on our highways in Pennsylvania.  At approximately 4:15 am on Oct 11th, Mr. Robert W. Marchetti, 63 years of age, was at work.  Mr. Marchetti was part of a construction crew working on the Pennsylvania Turnpike nearby the Kittatinny Tunnel in Franklin County’s Fannett Township.  From Mr. Marchetti’s perspective, he was performing a task to earn a living which came to an abrupt end when a car, without warning, hit the bucket on the construction vehicle he was operating in a marked area for road work.  In the beat of a human heart, his vehicle […]