A work van rollover occurred in New Garden Township, Pennsylvania leaving three fatalities and eight victims with injuries. On Wednesday afternoon, around 2:30 pm, the crash took place on Route 1 near Newark Road. During the rollover, one passenger was ejected from the work van, and several others became trapped in the vehicle. No informationRead More »
Senator Tom Killion introduced Deana’s Law which targets DUI drivers that possess multiple offenses on Wednesday in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The law is named for Deana Eckman who lost her life in February 2019 after a pickup truck slammed head-on into her vehicle on Route 452 in Upper Chichester, Pennsylvania. After the fatal car accident,Read More »
A car accident in Plumstead, Pennsylvania caused a fatality and multiple injuries on Tuesday morning. Around 11 am, the crash occurred at the intersection of Easton and Old Easton Roads when a pickup truck slammed into a minivan. An elderly woman who was a passenger in the minivan succumbed to her fatal injuries at theRead More »
The summer can be an especially dangerous time for teen drivers. With more celebrations and the freedom that comes from not being in school, teens are more likely to be behind the wheel and thus more likely to be injured in a car accident. According to the highway safety advocacy group We Save Lives, teenRead More »
A bicycle accident with a car claimed the life of the bicyclist in Derry Township, Pennsylvania. On Monday night, around 11:24 pm, the fatal accident occurred on Hersheypark Drive when the bicycle and car collided. The bicyclist succumbed to fatal injuries at the scene of the Derry Township bicycle accident. Half of bicycle accidents withRead More »
According to the AAA Foundation for Safety, 2016 saw a record breaking number of fatalities due to hit and run accidents. Although most of us think of a hit and run as one car hitting another and then speeding away, most hit and run deaths involve pedestrians, bicyclists, and highway workers. With an average increaseRead More »
The National Safety Council estimates there were 40,100 automotive fatalities in the U.S. in 2017. For the second consecutive year, this number reached over 40,000; in 2016 the estimated total was 40,327. Despite this small decline, statistics show that overall car crash deaths are on the rise. The 2017 estimate is six percent higher thanRead More »
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