Archive for the ‘Pennsylvania Truck Accidents’ Category
MARION TOWNSHIP, PA. — A semi truck jacknifed on Tuesday, April 9, causing a dump truck that was following it to run into the back of the semi’s trailer. Marion Township is located in Butler County, PA about 1.3 miles east of Forestville and about 3.5 miles east of Harrisville, PA.
SOUTH STRABANE, Penn. — A semi truck driver was traveling west on the Interstate 70 in Washington County on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, when he drove his tractor trailer across a grassy median hitting two cars that were traveling in the opposite direction, crushing a Maryland woman and her adult daughter to death in their Dodge Charger. Four other people were injured.
STROUDSBURG, PA. — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation closed both westbound lanes on the I-80 on Tuesday, Oct. 16, after a semi truck driver caused a crash involving two other tractor-trailers on the Interstate 80.
MOUNT WOLF, PA — A semi truck was struck by a Norfolk Southern train pushing the tractor-trailer about 200 to 250 feet down the tracks.
RAPHO TOWNSHIP, PA. – A semi truck driver from New Jersey was seriously injured when the 18 wheeler he was driving struck a tree off Route 283 in Lancaster County on Tuesday morning, Sept 6.
VERSAILLES, PA – A semi driver received multiple charges after a deadly truck accident Tuesday, December 28, at a busy intersection in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The fatal crash happened when the truck driver slammed into a box truck after running a red light in Versailles, PA. The accident area is the southeast Pittsburgh metro region in the western part of the state, about 58 miles east of Steubenville, Ohio and about 62 miles north of Morgantown, West Virginia.
On Tuesday morning 42 year old Ezekwesiri Emmanuel Arukwe of Dallas, Texas was driving a semi trailer truck through Alleghany County, PA, headed north on Pennsylvania State Route 48. The driver was hauling several thousand pounds of steel pipes on the flatbed trailer section of his truck. At the time of the truck accident the driver was working for Builders Transportation Company, LLC, which is based out of Memphis, Tennessee. ... Read More
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA, PA – On April 10, 2010, a man was trapped in his car after an early Saturday morning truck accident on a highway in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The collision between two semi trailers and a passenger vehicle occurred on Interstate 95 between the Walt Whitman Bridge and the Girard Point Bridge in South Philadelphia, PA. The accident area is in the far southeast section of the state near the Delaware River, 106 miles northeast of Baltimore, Maryland and 13 miles northwest of Woodbury, New Jersey.
At around 3:00 a.m. Saturday morning an unidentified man in his 40s was driving a black sedan north on Interstate 95 in Philadelphia County, PA. As he traveled through the area on the interstate between Walt Whitman Bridge and the Girard Point Bridge in South Philadelphia, PA he was hit by a semi trailer mail truck owned and operated by the U.S. Postal Service. ... Read More
WILKES-BARRE, PA – A teenage boy died Friday, March 26, after being hit by a tractor trailer truck near his home in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. The truck accident happened on a residential street in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, PA. The accident area is in the northeast section of the state, 65 miles northwest of Allentown, PA and 81 miles south of Binghamton, NY.
At around 4:00 p.m. Friday afternoon, 14 year old Robert Davis was riding his bike on North Washington Street near the Hollenback Golf Course. At the same time a Swift semi trailer truck driven by David Hiser of Kearney, Nebraska was headed north on the same street. ... Read More
NORTH SEWICKLEY TOWNSHIP, PA – Three people were injured and traffic stalled in a multi truck accident that included five tractor trailer trucks and eight other vehicles. The truck accident happened on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near North Sewickley Township in Beaver County, Pennsylvania. The area is in the southwest section of the state in the Pittsburgh metro region, 320 miles west of Philadelphia and 73 miles northeast of Wheeling, West Virginia.
The multi truck accident began shortly after 11:00 p.m. Wednesday night in the eastbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in the area near mile marker 17. The roads were icy at the time and a mixture of snow and sleet was falling. ... Read More
NEW STANTON, PA – A tractor trailer truck loaded with candy plunged off the Pennsylvania Turnpike Tuesday morning in Westmoreland County. The truck accident happened near New Stanton, PA, which is in the southwest section of the state 35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, PA and 272 miles west of Philadelphia, PA
At around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, 61 year old Charles E. Breden of Moscow Mills, Missouri was driving a truck loaded with about 40,000 pounds of Hershey candy bars. He was headed westbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike about one mile east of the New Stanton interchange when the truck accident occurred… ... Read More