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February 26, 2018

Melvin Baskerville and Monique Pierre Killed in Head-on Crash

Posted on February 26, 2018 In Chester County, Pennsylvania, two people were killed in a head-on crash yesterday. Melvin Baskerville and Monique Pierre lost their lives when Baskerville, a 62-year-old, transferred into the wrong lane and crashed into 32-year-old Monique Pierre’s vehicle. The impact of the collision was enough to send Baskerville and his car onto the shoulder while Pierre’s vehicle flipped over onto its side, trapping her. Both succumbed to their injuries following the accident. Wrong-Way Vehicle Accidents As in the case of Melvin Baskerville and Monique Pierre, wrong-way accidents happen more often than we would like to imagine. […]
January 26, 2018

Driving While Under the Influence of Drugs in Lancaster

Posted on January 26, 2018 A little over a week ago, a 29-year-old man and 31-year-old woman were charged after they were caught driving while under the influence of drugs in Lancaster County. They were both charged with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after a traffic stop. The male was also charged with driving on a suspended license. Luckily, no accidents or injuries stemmed from this incident, but what if their actions had led to a serious accident? In some cases, these accidents do not end well, with severe injuries or even death when a victim is involved. Drugged […]
January 5, 2018

Wrongful Death: Deadly Crash in Lancaster County on NYE an Accident

On New Year’s Eve in Lancaster County, a 17-year-old girl was killed due to multiple traumatic injuries after a car accident that was ruled accidental. An 18-year-old as well as two other juveniles were involved and also injured in the crash. The 17-year-old girl’s vehicle went off the road and traveled into a detached garage located behind a home. One person was trapped inside her vehicle as well. First responders acted quickly and tried to do what they could to save the teen, but she unfortunately died from her serious injuries. There are many reasons why wrongful death car accidents […]