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Pennsylvania Sees Slew Of Shocking Auto Accidents


A string of serious car accidents have occurred throughout Pennsylvania within the space of a week – affecting many families. These crashes have caused various injuries and deaths, and they may continue to affect various residents for the rest of their lives. It goes without saying that these accidents represent a serious concern for motorists in the Keystone State, causing medical expenses, missed wages, and considerable emotional distress. If an accident like these has affected you or your family, consider pursuing compensation alongside an injury attorney.

Man With Pennsylvania Warrant Opens Fire After Minor Traffic Collision 

On January 25th of 2024, it was reported that a man with an active warrant in Pennsylvania had opened fire on another motorist after a minor accident. In a particularly extreme example of road rage, the suspect exited his vehicle after the incident, walked over to the other driver, and discharged several rounds into the driver’s vehicle. Fortunately, none of the rounds struck the driver – although their car reportedly incurred serious damage.

Video surveillance shows this suspect firing twelve 9mm bullets into the vehicle as the driver reversed and fled the attack. It was later determined that this victim had simply tapped the rear bumper of the shooter at a red light. This shows how serious traffic incidents can become.

One Fatality and One Critical Injury Reported After Semi-Truck Strikes SUV 

On January 23rd of 2024, it was reported that a semi-truck had struck an SUV in Lower Macungie – causing one fatality and one critical injury. Although both the driver and the occupant were transported to a nearby hospital in serious condition, only the driver survived. The passenger – a 91-year-old senior citizen – passed away due to blunt force trauma to the chest.

It was later determined that the rig had pushed the SUV into a concrete center median. It is not exactly clear who caused the accident, but the local police are investigating the crash in more detail. Police also urged witnesses to come forward with any information that might be useful.

Woman Struck While on a Crosswalk 

On January 23rd of 2024, it was reported that a woman had been struck while attempting to walk across a crosswalk in Upper Hanover. State police say that the accident occurred at about 7:30 AM, and that the driver of the pickup truck involved in the crash remained at the scene. While the driver is cooperating, he will likely face serious consequences for failing to stop before the crosswalk.

Find a Qualified, Experienced Injury Attorney in Pennsylvania 

If you have been searching for a qualified, experienced Scranton personal injury attorney, look no further than the Needle Law Firm. Over the years, we have helped numerous injured plaintiffs throughout the Keystone State – and we know how dangerous traffic accidents can become. With our help, you can hold negligent motorists accountable for their recklessness and pursue the compensation you need to cover medical expenses, missed wages, and other damages. Book your consultation today to get started.




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