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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 17, 2018

1 to 3 Inches of Snow in Lancaster Could Spell Out Accidents

Over the past two days in Lancaster County, snow relentlessly fell nonstop, with countywide reports showing about 1 to 3 inches of snow in most areas. Because of the snowfall, many people called off from work and school districts called off throughout the whole county. A winter weather advisory was placed in effect until 1:00 PM this afternoon. The snow created bad conditions on the roadways, leading to a couple accident events. In fact, throughout the past two days, there have been approximately 18 accidents reported in Lancaster County alone, with a few accidents south of the city as well. […]
January 16, 2018

Truck Accident Caused by Driver Being Ran Off the Road

Close to Philadelphia yesterday, a two-vehicle accident led to a flatbed truck crashing into the side of a home. A video surveillance of the accident showed the truck slamming through a front porch and hitting a portion of the outside wall. The owner of the home was quoted as saying, “I thought a bomb blew up outside. As a matter of fact, I called 911 and said there was an explosion.” Officials say that the two vehicles involved in the accident collided and caused the flatbed truck to cross a large field and crash straight into the home. Luckily, the […]
January 15, 2018

Bridge Accident Asks Questions About Unsafe Conditions on Bridges

Today in Fairmount Park, a driver lost control of their vehicle and drove off of a bridge sometime in the middle of the night. The car fell off the bridge and crashed into a substation below. Afterwards, the driver of the car was taken to the hospital. Accidents happen on bridges many times a year in the U.S. for a variety of reasons. Was it the negligence of others or unsafe conditions that contribute most to these crashes? Bridge Accidents  Many of the accidents that happen on America’s bridges are not caused by the negligence of other drivers. In fact, […]