According to court documents, a Pennsylvania man was sentenced to serve between 179 days and 23 months for his role in causing a fatal motorcycle accident on June 28, 2014. The 26-year-old man was sentenced in a York County court on April 17.
Pennsylvania State Police reported that the 59-year-old man who lost his wife and son in a head-on car accident on Interstate 81 remains in serious condition at Geisinger Wyoming Valley. He had been traveling in a vehicle with his family when it was hit by a car that shifted into oncoming traffic.
Philadelphia drivers may be interested in a look at some statistics regarding fatal trucking accidents. The data shows that the rate of fatal accidents has increased.
A Greencastle man was killed in a Dec. 3 accident that involved three vehicles on U.S. 11, according to authorities. The incident, which occurred at approximately 6:50 p.m., also sent three people to a hospital with injuries.
A 50-year-old Pennsylvania truck driver is facing various charges after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel and causing a crash that claimed the lives of two people and left nine others injured on Nov. 19. Police say that they viewed video footage captured by surveillance cameras at a nearby Dunkin' Donuts store to piece together what had happened. The truck accident took place on Route 222 in Maidencreek Township at approximately 6:30 a.m.
A Narvon woman died after being hit in an alleged hit-and-run accident on a rural road in Lancaster County. The accident occurred on Oct. 31 around 9 a.m. in Caernarvon Township just a few miles south of Berks County.
An accident involving a wrong-way driver in Pennsylvania's Springfield Township led to the death of one person and seriously injured two others on August 23 around 5:30 p.m. Authorities were still gathering information on the crash on the day after the accident.
Who would have thought that turning left is so much more dangerous than turning right? There are many people in Dublin who recognize that left-hand turns may slow down traffic or may mean waiting around for oncoming traffic to clear, but they may not realize that these turns are also responsible for three times as many pedestrian deaths as right-hand turns. While this data comes from New York, there is also federal data that shows that 10 times as many pedestrian accidents (both fatal and nonfatal) are caused by left turns rather than by right turns.