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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 […]