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March 18, 2018

Southwest Philadelphia Accident: Five People Are Injured

Posted on March 18, 2018 Early this morning, five people sustained serious injuries in a Southwest Philadelphia accident at 26th Street and Passyunk Avenue. This occurred when a car came down onto the highway without stopping, where it slammed into a minivan with five others inside. Two people were taken to a medical center, and three others were taken to a hospital for injuries, but we have not received an update on their conditions at this time. When a Driver Has Acted Negligently  Just as in the Southwest Philadelphia accident, there are many accidents every day where drivers do not […]
February 19, 2018

Robert Gensimore, PennDOT Worker, Killed in Roadside Accident

Posted on February 19, 2018 On Saturday, a PennDOT worker by the name of Robert Gensimore, was killed in the afternoon as he was walking along I-99 in Logan Township. The 45-year-old lost his life as he was working in response to an early crash due to weather conditions. He was setting up flares when suddenly, a Chevy Cobalt driven by a 29-year-old from State College, slid out of control and struck him. He was unfortunately pronounced dead at the scene, according to police who arrived to assess the situation. The driver of the vehicle sustained minor injuries. The police […]
February 1, 2018

Expected Slippery Road Conditions in Lancaster: A Chance for Accidents?

Posted on February 1, 2018 With tomorrow morning bringing unexpected, slippery road conditions, Lancaster County is projected to have unsafe roads with a drop in temperature. The National Weather Service predicts that rain is supposed to start in Lancaster before this evening, continuing on through the night, where temperatures drop and snow may result. The combination of precipitation and dropping temperatures is supposed to create a mix that could lead to icy spots on many roads for those heading to work and school early Friday morning. There is also snowfall expected sometime this weekend in Lancaster County. The weather service […]
January 11, 2018

If You’ve Been Injured in a Police Cruiser Accident, Who is Liable?

Today, on Interstate 81 headed toward Lancaster, a Pennsylvania state police officer was making a sudden lane change when, all of a sudden, the driver hit another vehicle. Police said that a Chrysler was traveling when the police vehicle activated its emergency lights and traveled from the left lane toward the Chrysler. The Chrysler slowed down but another car, a Toyota truck, was unable to brake and struck the Chrysler from behind. Typically, in struck-from-behind car accidents, a driver can be held liable for damages, but in this case it was determined not to be their fault since the police […]