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What are 5 important things to do after a car accident?

There's only so much you can do to prepare for a car accident. You can take all the safety measures possible and still find yourself on the side of the road exchanging information. You are only as safe as the other drivers around you, even if you are the safest of drivers in the Lehigh Valley. So, what are five important things you should do after a car accident?

Bicyclist struck by car, severely injured along Old Route 115

A 52-year-old Lehigh Valley woman suffered serious injuries after being struck at the State Route 115 and Mountain Road split at around 1:50 p.m. on Friday, July 14, 2017. Crash scene investigators with Pennsylvania State Police have determined that speed might have played a role in causing the near-fatal crash.

Tips for spotting distracted drivers in Pennsylvania

Distracted driving has become a major problem on the roads of Pennsylvania, so much so that law enforcement officials are doing everything possible to combat it. Whether drivers are distracted due to cellphones, music, eating, passengers or any other reason, they pose a real danger on the roads.

Medical expenses stemming from Lehigh Valley car accidents

Lehigh Valley car accidents are stressful for all involved no matter the extent of the damage or severity of the injuries sustained. Depending on the severity of the injuries, victims of car accidents will have various medical expenses to pay. These expenses can pile up quickly and last quite a long time depending on the recovery time.

2 crashes caused by high-speed chase in Glendon

Two crashes were caused by a high-speed chase in Glendon last Thursday night. The chase led to the arrest of a 29-year-old man who was also booked on drug charges. The man, from Forks Township, was driving with a suspended license, close to a quarter-pound of marijuana and a gun.

Take the insurance company out of the driver's seat

Insurance companies try to drive the resolution of your claim because the less they pay out, the more profit they make. Like many Pennsylvania residents, you just want the process to end. Accepting the first settlement offered to you by the insurance company might sound like a good idea, but it will more than likely fail to include all of the compensation you deserve.

Serious car accident sends 4 Pennsylvania teens to hospital

One of the vehicle's occupants, a 16-year-old, was ejected and suffered serious injuries. The remaining three occupants, including the driver, only suffered minor injuries. Although transported to the hospital, it is unclear how many remain hospitalized.

As Social Media Evolves, Distracted Driving Worsens

Earlier this month, in eastern Pennsylvania, two teens were involved in a fatal car accident that seems to have stemmed from their use of Facebook Live. The app, which allows users to stream real-time videos of themselves on Facebook, is described by the company as "the best way to interact with viewers" and to "express yourself in ways that delight your followers."

Pennsylvania auto accident leaves 8-year-old dead

Parents in Pennsylvania are committed to the safety of their children. Unfortunately, there are negligent drivers who can turn what should be a safe activity for a child -- walking home from school, for example -- into a dangerous activity. Police say that they have recently arrested a man they believe was involved in a fatal auto accident that resulted in the death of a young girl.

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