It was just a few weeks ago that I was writing a post on texting and driving but here I am again. USA Today reported a study done by AT&T with disappointing and scary results.
A college lacrosse team is mourning the loss of their beloved coach after a tragic incident in Pennsylvania. The Seton Hall lacrosse team was on their way to their fourth game of the season when the fatal accident occurred. The incident ended the life of the driver of the bus as well as the coach and injured several others.
Texting and driving is a serious epidemic. Countless avoidable auto accidents are caused by distracted drivers focused on answering a text or email message instead of paying attention to the road. Tragedy struck on Monday when Merinda Thompson, 40, of Royersford, Pennsylvania, was killed after she was hit by a car while jogging. The Morning Call article about this terrible auto accident can be found here: http://www.mcall.com/news/breaking/mc-d-jogger-killed-by-teen-driver-in-royersford-id-20130305,0,12245.story
For parents in Pennsylvania, like those around the world, losing a child in a car accident is a nightmare that is difficult to imagine. Unfortunately, one family is now living the nightmare after their child died in a recent local crash. The teenage driver of the car in which the deceased girl was a passenger may face a claim of wrongful death.
Three recent articles about hit-and-run accidents appeared in the local Lehigh Valley news, one in the Morning Call and two in the Express Times. One crash involved a vehicle on I-78, a notoriously dangerous highway, the other involved a 13-year-old pedestrian in Bangor and most recently involving a pedestrian in Bethlehem. It's difficult enough when you're the victim of another driver's negligence in a car accident. That difficulty is compounded when the person responsible for the accident does not stop or flees the scene.
Police in Pennsylvania are working to complete an investigation of a recent crash that happened on a local roadway. The car accident took the lives of two young people and resulted in two others being taken to a hospital for medical treatment. The crash occurred on a weekend evening in Catasauqua and may result in the driver of the vehicle involved being found liable for the wrongful death of the passengers.
Serious car accidents can cause tragedy more quickly than most people expect. A 17-year-old high school student is now dead after a fatal crash on a Pennsylvania roadway. The teen died as a result of being struck by a car as he stood in the painted median of a local road. The fatal accident happened in the early evening of a late fall day.
Pennsylvania police believe that five men were in a car that was recently involved in a fatal accident. Two of the men in the car accident died as a result of the crash. The victims of the crash may have suffered a wrongful death due to the actions of the driver of the car in which they were passengers.
One Pennsylvania man is dead and a woman is severely injured after a car accident on a local roadway. According to police, the fatal accident caused the highway to be closed for four hours while authorities cleaned up the scene and began an official investigation. The surviving victim of the fatal car accident was flown by helicopter to a local hospital where she is being treated for what are described as critical injuries.
Driving on Pennsylvania highways can be challenging under the best of circumstances. With changeable weather and crowded roadways, even the most careful of drivers may have difficulty avoiding a collision at times. Recently, a local woman may have suffered a tragic wrongful death in a truck accident as she traveled on Interstate 376 near Pittsburgh.