One man was killed on Nov. 21 in Shaler Township after a tire came loose from a trailer being hauled by a pickup truck, which crashed into the 75-year-old's windshield. The incident occurred nearby the Shaler Water Facility on Route 28. No one else was injured in the accident.
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 Pennsylvania man died in a Nov. 8 accident involving a wrong-way driver, according to authorities. Reportedly, the incident occurred on Route 66. Officials suspect that the wrong-way driver was trying to avoid hitting a deer at the time of the accident.
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.
According to authorities, charges have been filed against two individuals involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a grandfather, who was 71-years old, and injured his grandson, who is 13 years old. The two victims were in a red sedan in Philadelphia's East Mt. Airy section when a green SUV struck the left side of their vehicle. The accident occurred at East Gorgas Lane and Ardleigh Street on Friday, Sep. 26 at around 8:30 p.m.
Philadelphia police are searching for the driver of a rental vehicle who allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian on Allegheny Avenue on Sept. 12. The rental vehicle, an SUV, was abandoned several blocks from the pedestrian accident, according to police.
The Pennsylvania State Police have reported that a motorcyclist lost his life in a two-vehicle collision on the evening of Sept. 14. A female passenger on the motorcycle was injured in the crash. The auto accident took place in Paradise Township in Lancaster County at approximately 6:25 p.m.
The assistant town manager of West Manchester, Pennsylvania, was killed in a fatal motorcycle crash on Aug. 29 at about 5:35 p.m. The 55-year-old woman from Glenville died of her injuries in a West Virginia hospital later that same day, according to state police. Both the woman and her 49-year-old companion operating the motorcycle were thrown. The pair was reportedly traveling north on Route 281 when they were hit by a southbound van that veered into their lane.
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.
A late-afternoon fatal crash on Pennsylvania's Route 222 on Aug. 14 initiated an on-site investigation by Fleetwood police and the district attorney's office in Berks County that lasted for about six hours. The auto accident was allegedly caused by a wrong-way driver. Police in Fleetwood are asking the community for information concerning the crash.