A crash around 7:50 p.m. on Mar. 19 in Feasterville resulted in the death of a 64-year-old woman and a 79-year-old man from Fairless Hills. They had both been riding in the same vehicle. Police ordered a test on another vehicle's driver for a possible DUI charge.
Individuals in Pennsylvania who are in car accidents may suffer shoulder fractures as a result. Three bones make up the shoulder. Two are commonly known as the collarbone and the shoulder blade. The third bone is the upper arm, which is also known as the humerus.
Impaired driving kills and injures thousands of people every year and also costs the United States more than $59 billion annually. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that each fatal crash involving alcohol costs about $3.5 million while crashes resulting in injury cost about $99,000. There are many prevention efforts in place aimed to combat alcohol-related driving in Pennsylvania and the U.S.
According to a press release issued by the Pennsylvania State Police, a 49-year-old man was killed when the stationary Chevrolet Tahoe in which he was a passenger burst into flames after being struck from behind on Interstate 81 near exit 20 around 7 p.m. on Sept. 4. The impact was precipitated when a distracted driver hit a stopped car behind the Tahoe. Traffic was at a standstill because of an earlier crash on the roadway.
An Allentown accident left three people injured, authorities stated. The July 2 crash reportedly occurred at the intersection of Irving Street and Hanover Avenue.