Category Archives: Motor Vehicle Accidents

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Driving Tips to Keep Your Family Safe This Memorial Day

With #MemorialDay weekend coming up, many people and their families will be hitting the roads for summer getaways. Here are a few tips from AAA and Michelin on how to stay safe on the roads this Memorial Day.

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Johnstown Bus Hits Boy Who Sustained Injuries Needing Surgery

A CamTran bus hit a five-year-old boy who was riding a bicycle on Wednesday afternoon. The boy unexpectedly rushed out of an alley in the Moxham section of Johnstown, Cambria County, Pennsylvania into the path of the bus. He sustained multiple injuries, which comprised of fractures to his skull, the vertebrae in his neck, and his shoulder and arm. Additionally, the Johnstown bus accident lacerated his liver, which may require…
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Tractor-Trailer Fatally Struck Pedestrian in Berks County

A tractor-trailer fatally struck a female pedestrian on Wednesday night around 8:35 pm. The woman was walking down Route 419 North in Marion Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania when the truck hit her. Police will investigate the accident. Laws exist to protect pedestrians, but many times drivers are unaware or fail to adhere to the rules, which could lead to personal injuries or even fatalities for pedestrians in harm’s way. A…
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Bergen County Woman Fatally Injured in Tractor-Trailer Collision

Early on Wednesday morning, a woman was fatally injured when her passenger car collided with a tractor-trailer. At 2 am, the accident occurred on Route 80 in Saddle Brook, Bergen County, New Jersey. Currently, the tractor-trailer collision is under investigation, and the woman remains unidentified. Tractor-trailers may become lethal machines if they engage in collisions with smaller vehicles. The accident could become catastrophic, causing personal injuries and potential fatalities due to…
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South Jersey Man Suffers Fatality in Head-on Collision

A South Jersey man suffered a fatality in a head-on collision that occurred early Wednesday morning around 5:04 am. The 51-year-old male victim crossed the center line of the road in Pennsville, Salem County, New Jersey, and struck a minivan that was driven by a 51-year-old woman who was accompanied by a 15-year-old boy. All three accident victims were trapped in their cars before being extricated. Both the woman and…
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7 Hospitalized in 35-Car Pileup on Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway

A chain-reaction crash on Chicago’s Kennedy Expressway involved 35 cars and sent seven individuals to the hospital with minor to severe injuries. The pileup crash, which occurred around 10:15 p.m. on the express lane, was finally cleared around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning. First responders were tasked with clearing the scene of the accident, which involved  taxis, Uber vehicles, minivans, and even an Illinois State Police car. Officials on the scene…
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Is Pennsylvania Allowing Uber to Test Self-Driving Cars Without Rules?

A report in the Tribune-Review revealed that Uber is attempting to convince PennDOT to delay recent policy recommendations regarding testing self-driving cars in Pennsylvania. Why Does Uber Want Pennsylvania to Delay Recommended Rules for Self-Driving Cars? Reportedly, Uber is testing out self-driving cars in Pittsburgh as the company seeks to add driverless automobiles to its fleet of vehicles. This comes at a time when PennDOT’s Pennsylvania Autonomous Vehicles Task Force…
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Shopping for a Used Car? This Investigation Will Shock You!

Information about a frightening trend involving used cars with auto recalls recently came to light. According to KPRC-TV, after a woman’s 2011 Honda Pilot was recalled for defective airbags and she was told the parts to repair the vehicle were unavailable, she traded it in. Due to the airbag defect, Honda recommended that no one ride in the front passenger seat of unrepaired Pilots. However, within days of selling her…
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Auto Recall Alert: Is It Safe to Drive a Toyota Prius?

Per a USA Today article, in early October, there was a global recall issued for the Toyota Prius due to a dangerous brake defect. The story in USA Today revealed that Toyota had to recall over 300,000 2016 and 2017 Prius sedans, including 92,000 in the US and more than 200,000 in Japan. Models included in the recall are the Prius C, plug-in Prius Prime and Prius V. What’s Wrong…
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What’s Wrong with the Airbags and Seatbelts in Fiat Chrysler’s Cars?

According to The Wall Street Journal, there have been at least five injuries and three deaths linked to possibly defective airbags and seatbelts in Fiat Chrysler vehicles. This has led to Fiat Chrysler issuing a worldwide recall that includes 1.9 million automobiles. What’s the Problem with the Airbags and Seatbelts in Fiats? The report in The Wall Street Journal cites issues involving the front impact sensors and restraint control modules…
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