Philadelphia police are investigating an accident that occurred at approximately 7 p.m. on a recent Wednesday evening. The auto accident involved a sedan and a bicycle and caused critical injuries to the cyclist who is a student at a Pennsylvania university. Unfortunately, the driver failed to remain at the accident scene.
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A tractor-trailer is generally safe on the road if the operator of the truck is focused and carefully abides by road rules. However, one reckless move can lead to a massive collision that causes others to suffer injuries -- injuries that are often fatal or could affect a victim for the rest of his or her life. A trucking company owner was recently criminally charged in Pennsylvania after one of his tractor-trailers became involved in a March 2013 auto accident that left a man severely injured.
A serious accident that sent eight children to a local hospital is still under investigation, according to local sources. Pennsylvania authorities are looking into the auto accident that injured an additional three people, including the driver of the bus that was struck. So far, no criminal charges have been officially filed in connection with the case.
For some individuals, a couple of drinks is a perfect way to end a rough week or to enjoy a time of bonding with friends or colleagues in Pennsylvania. For others, it makes for a perfect storm, as some people choose to drive while intoxicated -- a decision with potentially fatal consequences. Because alcohol distorts a person's ability to focus and slows down his or her reaction time, a drunk driver can easily cause a serious injury auto accident or deadly collision.
A bus bound for Cleveland has crashed, killing at least one person and injuring dozens more, according to local reports. Pennsylvania police responded to the auto accident in the early morning of Oct. 9. An investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing, as investigators are in the process of recreating the accident parameters at the time of this writing.