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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 […]
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 […]