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June 25, 2018

Philadelphia, PA – Cyclist Killed After Being Struck by Dump Truck

Philadelphia, PA (June 25, 2018) – An accident left a cyclist killed in North Philadelphia this past week. Four cyclists have not been killed in Philly accidents over the past year alone. The man was identified as a 40-year-old who was struck by a dump truck as the driver was making a right turn. The accident happened on Friday morning, according to police who responded to the scene. The collision happened around 8:40 a.m. at the intersection of Whitaker Avenue and Luzerne Street. The dump truck driver claimed that he never saw the bicyclist when he was making the right […]
January 29, 2018

Man Crashed Car Into Home in Lancaster County Due to DUI

Posted on January 29, 2018 Last year, a man crashed his car into a home in Lancaster County while he was driving 100 mph under the influence of alcohol and marijuana. This is typical in an incident of DUI, where many drivers tend to speed. Today, he was sentenced to state prison for his actions. He pleaded guilty to aggravated assault, aggravated assault by vehicle, and aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence. Added to this were 3 count of DUI, 4 counts of reckless endangerment, and a summary speeding violation. His car veered off the road into […]
January 23, 2018

Drunk Driving: Several DUI-Related Stops Made in Lancaster in Past Week

Posted on January 23, 2018 Over the past week in Lancaster County, two citizens have been stopped and charged with DUI by police. In one event a 27-year-old was charged with DUI after he drove his vehicle into a pasture. In another event, a 25-year-old was charged with DUI as well as possession of drug paraphernalia, driving while operating a suspended license, and two other traffic offenses. Unfortunately, DUI accidents are happening at high rates, many of them ending in horrific damages, such as injuries and fatality. The statistics are concerning. Adults drink and drive about 121 million times per […]
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 […]