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February 2014 Archives

Multi-vehicle collision involving a box truck injures several

Although winter weather conditions can interfere with safe travel for anyone driving on the roadways in Pennsylvania, traveling at night could increase the chances of an incident occurring. During the late night and early morning hours, various vehicles utilize the major roads, but often times it is large larges that are seen making late night commutes in order to reach their destination. Truck drivers frequently drive long hours and through the night in order to get their shipment to its destination timely. Truck drivers often encounter more dangers on the road, such as driver fatigue, drunk drivers, bad night vision and dangerous road conditions due to inclement weather. This could ultimately lead to a serious truck accident.

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.

Driver arrested following hit-and-run pedestrian crash

The roadways are often the scene of various types of car accidents. Whether it is vehicle versus vehicle or pedestrian versus vehicle, the impact of a car crash could seriously or even fatally injure a person, driver or passenger. No matter the cause of the crash, it is important that all those involved do not leave the accident site before the investigation is conducted. If a person fails to remain at the site of the crash, they could endure criminal liabilities.

Details limited after fatal industrial accident in Pennsylvania

The health and safety of workers is often top priority in work environments, but in dangerous careers, it can be difficult to eliminate all risks. Occupations with high chances of work related accidents and injuries often require additional training and safety measures. Employers and employees seek to eliminate on-the-job injuries and fatal accident in order to promote production and avoid lost wages. Although safety initiatives are often put in place and adjusted to keep workers safe, tragedy could strike at any time, whether it is simply an accident or due to the negligence of another in the work environment.

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