Michael Romano likely thought nothing of himself when he saw his son in harm's way. Acting quickly, Romano was able to push his 5-year-old son out of the path of a drunk driver on Roosevelt Boulevard, saving his young life.
An elderly Schuylkill County couple died yesterday when their car hit a van in McKeansburg village. Footage of the crash shows a badly damaged sedan and a van at the intersection of Route 443 and Market Street, approximately 40 miles west of Allentown.
A Bristol Township man was recently charged with vehicular homicide and a string of other offenses for allegedly killing a pedestrian in a hit-and-run car accident. Friends of the charged man say he failed to show remorse when informed of the pedestrian's death.
In 2009, a Sicklerville woman caused a collision along the Atlantic City Expressway that killed a Pennsylvania mother and injured two teens and the driver of the vehicle. The at-fault driver's BAC two hours after the fatal drunk driving accident was .13.
The previous blog post explained the recent change in recommendation from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to declare that states should enact full bans on all cell phone communication, including hands-free talking while driving, except in emergency situations. The unanimous NTSB decision is likely to be very controversial because drivers of all ages have become accustomed to talking while driving.
A 14-year-old boy who stole his mother's keys to take friends joyriding and crashed into another car, killing the passenger, will be allowed to plead guilty in juvenile court. The fatal car accident occurred in Northeast Philadelphia in June.
A Pennsylvania truck driver was indicted on three felony charges for his role in a fatal truck accident on the Ohio Turnpike in August 2010. The crash killed a 47-year-old Maryland woman and severely injured her two young sons.
Despite the recall of millions of alcohol wipes, swabs and swabsticks by manufacturer Triad Group, new reports of serious infections and deaths continue. According to the Food and Drug Administration, these alcohol prep pads are used to disinfect the skin prior to an injection, but tests have shown that a large number of the pads are infected with a lethal bacteria Bacillus cereus.
A six-year-old boy died after swimming at the Knoebels Amusement Park in Pennsylvania. Initial reports stated that the young boy suffered a serious injury when he hit his head on the pool bottom, although the amusement park denied that fact on its website.
The parents of an 11-year-old killed after a fall from a Ferris wheel ride have sued the operating company of the amusement park. The 11-year-old was on a school trip when the fatal accident occurred.