May You Always Avoid Accidents and Injury

May You Always Avoid Accidents and Injury this summer

This is the first blog of our Philadelphia summer accident report. 

5/23  |  Car Accident Report – May You Always Avoid Accidents and Injury

Some struggled to get to the shore Memorial Day Weekend, as a result of a dump truck running off the garden state parkway.  A construction dump truck suddenly swerved, bounced off a guardrail, spun and then plunged through the guardrail into the bay below.  A construction worker working on the bridge and a crane operator jumped into the water to try and help the driver, who was eventually taken to the hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.  The accident, which happened just after 2:30 p.m. on Friday the 23rd, shut down the southbound lane of the parkway for nearly a half hour.

5/26  |  Car Accident Report- May You Always Avoid Accidents and Injury

Three teens, two of whom were best friends, died from injuries sustained in the crash with an NJ Transit bus in Pleasantville on Memorial Day.  An investigation continues into what caused a car with five passengers to swerve into the path of the bus on Franklin Boulevard just before 2 p.m.  

5/27  |  Car Accident Report- May You Always Avoid Accidents and Injury

A truck driver had his leg partially amputated by emergency responders who were trying to free him, in an accident on the turnpike that occurred last week.  A portion of the southbound lanes of the Northeast Extension of the Pennyslvania Turnpike were closed for several hours, as a result of Tuesday’s truck accident. 

5/30  | Car Accident Report- May You Always Avoid Accidents and Injury

 A pedestrian was fatally struck Friday night after being hit by a truck and a car in New Castle, Delaware.  The collision happened around 9:50 p.m. in the northbound lanes of US 13 near Route 141.  The accident is still under investigation

Five people were injured in a crash between school bus and a car in southern New Jersey.  Investigators believe an elderly driver ran a red light and then collided with the Cinnaminson school bus.  The accident happened near Route 130 in Cinnaminson.  Two people were injured in the car and taken to Cooper University Hospital.  Their injuries are not life-threatening.  Three people on the bus suffered minor injuries, and were taken to a different hospital.

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