Automobile Accidents

Horse and Buggy Accidents a Common Occurrence

December 5th, 2014

In Lancaster County, horse and buggy accidents can be a common occurrence. WGAL is reporting that an accident involving a horse and buggy occurred on Route 896 in Lancaster County on Wednesday morning. A car traveling southbound swerved into the northbound lane, hitting the horse and buggy head-on. After the collision, the horse and buggy rolled into a ditch, injuring all 5 passengers and killing the horse….

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Emergency Kit for Cars

December 3rd, 2014

What Makes A Great Emergency Kit For My Car? It is possible to get stranded in your car for various reasons in any season. You could be stranded due to an accident or bad weather. Being stranded in the winter can be more dangerous because of the extreme temperatures. Be sure you are prepared in case help takes a while to arrive. Here are some suggested items…

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Route 30 Remains Closed

December 3rd, 2014

Route 30 in Lancaster County Remains Closed Following Accident An accident involving 2 tractor trailers and 2 cars took place around 5am this morning. The accident occurred on Route 30 in East Lampeter Township, Lancaster County, near Oakview Road. Route 30 is still closed in both directions and there are major delays in the surrounding area as traffic is being detoured. The drivers of the four…

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Reverend Injured in Lancaster County Accident

December 1st, 2014

Lancaster County Accident Leaves Cyclist in Coma. ABC27 reported last Monday that a man was injured when his bicycle was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of New Holland Avenue and Pleasure Road in Lancaster County. The cyclist was taken to the hospital with serious conditions. Following the accident, LancasterOnline.com reported that the victim was Father Jonathan Currier, a leader of St. Thomas Episcopal…

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Falling Mattress Causes Accident

November 12th, 2014

Route 15 Accident Caused by Falling Mattress   Sunday night, a car swerved to avoid hitting mattress falling from a trailer being pulled by a pick-up truck. The driver of the car then hit a concrete median. Four occupants of the car, including two children,  were flown to Hershey Medical Center. The accident shut down the northbound lanes of Route 15 between Dillsburg and Grantham. According…

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Pedestrian and Car Accidents

November 10th, 2014

Recent Pedestrian and Car Accidents In the past several days there have been several tragic accidents in Central Pennsylvania. Regrettably in two separate incidents, two victims were killed when crossing a street; and,  an older man was killed when his car was rear ended by an oncoming vehicle while he was stopped waiting to exit Interstate 83. A young man and woman was injured when their horse and…

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Reckless Driving Causes Accident

November 3rd, 2014

Reckless Driving Was The Cause of Single Vehicle Accident. WGAL is reporting that Kendeall Steager was driving himself and two others in Cumberland County on Saturday night when they left the road to drive in circles in a cornfield. He realized he was being watched and quickly fled the scene. At the 1200 block of Allendale Road in Upper Allen Township, he was unable to negotiate…

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Pedestrian Killed

October 28th, 2014

Pedestrian Killed By Car Backing Out of Parking Space Fox 43 is reporting that a man was killed last night in the parking lot of Swatara State Park in Lebanon County. Bruce C. Fuhrman’s caretaker was backing out of a parking space and accidentally hit him as Fuhrman was walking next to the vehicle. Fuhrman suffered from head and torso injuries, which later killed him….

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PA Turnpike Accident

October 23rd, 2014

PA Turnpike Accident Leaves 1 Dead, 4 Injured. 6ABC Action News reported this morning that 25-year-old Britney Carmichael lost control of her car in the early hours of Thursday, October 23 on the PA Turnpike. The car spun out of control and was hit by a Mack Truck after hitting a guardrail. The accident left one person, 18-year-old Michael Graham, dead and sent four others to…

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PA School Bus Laws: Do You Know Them?

October 22nd, 2014

Do You Stop For School Buses? Everyone has experienced it. You’re running late for work or a meeting and all the sudden a school bus pulls out at the stop sign and you now have to follow the school bus for who knows how long. And then the bus stops. The little red stop sign with the flashing lights extends from the left side of…

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Bus Accident in Lancaster

October 20th, 2014

A Bus Accident in Lancaster County Sends 8 to Hospital. A dump truck and a school bus carrying special needs kids collided this morning, causing the school bus to overturn. The Paradise Township, Lancaster County school bus accident sent 7 children and the driver of the bus to area hospitals, none with life threatening injuries. The accident occurred at 8:25 am Monday  morning at the…

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Weekend Accident Report

October 13th, 2014

 Accidents Claim Several Central PA Lives This past weekend was a rough one on the roads in Central Pennsylvania, with several lives lost to motor-vehicle accidents. On Sunday, an unidentified man was killed in serious car accident in Cumberland County and an unidentified motorcycle driver was killed when he was thrown from his motorcycle in Lancaster County. Early Monday morning, a passenger in a car, Walter Feith, was…

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School Bus Accidents

October 10th, 2014

School Bus Accidents in Philadelphia At least 10 people were taken to Philadelphia area hospitals on Wednesday as a result of two accidents involving school buses. One accident involved a school bus and 2 other vehicles and the second crash involved a school bus and several parked cars. What if you or your loved one are in an accident involving a school bus? First and foremost,…

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Tracy Morgan Accident Highlights Truck Accident Complexity

October 1st, 2014

In the early morning of June 7, 2014, a Walmart truck driver swerved out of his lane to avoid hitting cars in front of him and instead crashed into a limo bus carrying comedian, Tracy Morgan, and friends. The impact overturned the limo bus and set off a chain reaction involving 4 other vehicles. A passenger in the limo was killed and Morgan and 2…

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Avoid Distracted Driving

September 24th, 2014

Are you a distracted driver? Is your teen? Another loved one? There is a lot of data out there today about how teens are the most likely to be distracted while driving a car. After all, they are generally more attached to their cell phones and social media sites than most adults and tend to be less experienced and mature. These factors can lead to…

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Truck Accidents

September 2nd, 2014

When Maiv got hit by a truck, leaving her in a permanent semi-vegetative state, she and her family never imagined the high cost of medical care she would need for the rest of her life.   Accidents involving trucks are some of the most catastrophic accidents. Fatal truck accidents happen, on average, 11 times a day, killing around 4,000 people each year. In addition to…

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Accidents and Traffic Continue in Harrisburg

March 30th, 2014

Harrisburg Car Accident and Delays Rain and sleet continue to affect Harrisburg and the surrounding communities.  Many of the roadways are covered in rain and ice.  News sources have reported numerous accidents and traffic delays.  There are multiple car accidents on the Pennsylvania Turnpike between the Carlisle and Gettysburg Pike exits.  Traffic is delayed on Interstate 83 because of a vehicle fire.  There was also…

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Tractor Trailer Accident in Schuylkill

March 30th, 2014

Schuylkill Tractor Trailer Accident On Saturday, March 29, 2014, a tractor trailer accident involving a car killed a woman and her passenger was seriously injured .  The accident happened in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.  At 8:26 a.m., a tractor trailer rear-ended their car as they drove south on I-81.  The car spun, struck a guard rail and overturned.   The driver and the passenger were thrown from the vehicle….

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Route 11 15 Car Accident

March 29th, 2014

 Route 11 15 Car Accident On March 28, 2014, two cars crashed on Route 11 15.  The Route 11 15 car accident killed one person in the crash and injured others.  The car crash occured on Route 11 15 near the Cumberland County and Perry County border.  A car traveling south on Route 11 15 collided with another vehicle traveling north.  The vehicles erupted into flames….

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Full Tort: Protecting your rights in case of an auto accident

April 24th, 2013

FULL TORT OR  LIMITED TORT COVERAGE IN PENNSYLVANIA Freeburn & Hamilton want YOU to KNOW the TRUTH about Pennsylvania automobile insurance! Full Tort is NOT Full Coverage! When purchasing your auto insurance, you must consider not only the price of the coverage, but also protecting your rights and the rights of members of your family if injured in an auto accident. In Pennsylvania you are given the opportunity to chose between…

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