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Pileup on Pennsylvania Turnpike injures 30


For some Pennsylvania residents the winter months can be rather enjoyable. But for others, it is just a time they spend waiting for the spring weather to arrive. This winter has been rather rough for this region this year, which has also caused drivers to endure higher risks. Dangerous road conditions could lead to a serious accident, Furthermore, larger vehicles, such as semi-trucks and tractor-trailers, could cause serious injuries and severe damage in an accident. A truck accident could also lead to a multi-vehicle collision, affecting numerous people and cars.

Car and garbage truck collide in Delaware COunty


Pennsylvania residents know the cars and vehicles that are necessary to a well-run city, like mail trucks, delivery trucks and garbage trucks. Many of these vehicles are large in size. Those diving these massive trucks tend to drive with more caution because of they are more challenging to handle and maneuver. In addition, these trucks have large blind spots, which could cause nearby vehicles to go unnoticed. This could lead to a truck accident resulting in serious injuries and severe damages.

Three-truck crash closes Pennsylvania Turnpike and injures one


The holiday season in Pennsylvania not only means winter weather but it often means more trucks on the roadways. These massive vehicles are used to transport large shipments long distance. Although these are very useful vehicles, they also have a tendency to lose control more easily than an automobile. If the weather is bad, a driver is traveling too fast or the driver has to make a sudden stop, an accident could ensue. A truck accident could result in severe damage, serious injuries and even fatalities.

Two killed and two injured following truck accident


When driving in Pennsylvania, it is common to see large trucks on the roadway. These massive vehicles are necessary to transport large shipments from one destination to another. In most cases, these trucks travel long distances, which means that drivers are behind the wheel for long hours. Driver fatigue is common for truck drivers and can cause serious risks and hazards for other drivers on the road. Even when the impact is not huge, a truck accident can result in serious injuries and even fatalities.

16-year-old boy injured in truck crash


Whether they are traveling a short or long distance, most Pennsylvania residents will encounter an accident site sooner or later. Depending on the cause, types of vehicles and number of vehicles, the accident could be small or massive. A truck accident will often cause a serious accident and may create a dangerous scene for other drivers that will cause the road to be shut down until it is properly cleaned up. Furthermore, they could cause serious injuries or even death, so it is important that emergency crews are able to tend to the victims.

Pennsylvania driver dead after head-on collision with truck

Incidents on the roadway are well known to residents in Pennsylvania, but fatal accidents are always hard to deal with. Truck accidents tend to not only be fatal but are also very destructive. These massive vehicles are able to crush other automobiles they collide with, create severe damage on the roadway, cause serious injuries and even cause death. Although truck drivers are trained specifically to cover long distances safely by close regulation of their driving hours and conditions, they can be involved in serious crashes not necessarily the fault of the truck driver.

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