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March 14, 2018

Jay D. Watts Killed in Pine Township Truck Accident With Crane

Posted on March 14, 2018 In Pine Township, PA, an accident occurred involving a tractor-trailer hauling a crane. The tractor-trailer crashed, causing the crane to tumble off of the back, which promptly fell onto a pickup truck. The 54-year-old inside the pickup truck died instantly. He has been identified as Jay D. Watts from Sewickley. Tractor-Trailer Accident Let’s take a closer look at this case and what makes it so unique. Crane toppling incidents are some of the most common reasons why people are killed by cranes in America. Because they are made from such heavy materials, it can result […]
March 3, 2018

John Simko, Jr., Infant, Killed in Carbon County Accident

Posted on March 3, 2018 After a crash in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, it was determined that an infant lost their life. The driver of the vehicle, John Simko, 21, lost control of his vehicle after passing a tractor-trailer and driving through a puddle on the road. The car proceeded to hit a concrete barrier and was then hit by the tractor-trailer in southbound lanes. Each person in the vehicle was taken to the hospital, including a child. The coroner announced that 2-month-old John Simko, Jr. passed away Friday at the Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Determining Fault and Moving Forward With […]
February 7, 2018

Tractor Trailer Crash Closed Portion of Pennsylvania Highway

Posted on February 7, 2018 Early this morning, a tractor trailer crash in Pennsylvania closed a portion of Interstate 70 westbound in Washington County. In the morning, snow still continued to fall to the ground and subsequent freezing rain did not help matters, mixing together to create an icy combination. With the tractor trailer crash closing down halfway, delays were imminent. Luckily, no other parties were hurt, though a variety of other crashes took place throughout the county this morning, from PennDOT truck crashes, to those involving other vehicle drivers. Delays held up miles of traffic throughout the morning until […]
January 25, 2018

Pedestrian and Tractor-Trailer Accident in Lancaster County

Posted on January 25, 2018 Two evenings ago, a pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a tractor-trailer. When the truck driver was driving along, he claimed that he heard something hit his truck and, when he went to check, a pedestrian had gotten hit. There was a witness behind the tractor-trailer who said that the truck was moving at a slow speed under the speeds of traffic and in his lane when the accident occurred. There is an ongoing investigation into the matter. The Danger of Pedestrian Accidents  Pedestrian accidents are almost always serious, as pedestrians are not […]