Pittsburgh streets can get very busy, with traffic to and from businesses mixing with families traveling between school, shopping and home. Unfortunately, the sheer number of cars and trucks out on the roads can make for dangerous driving conditions and motor vehicle accidents and personal injuries. That happened recently in a fiery multi-vehicle crash in eastern Pennsylvania.
A suspected drunk motorist is believed to have caused a deadly head-on crash in Beaver County on the afternoon of Oct. 10.
Pennsylvania roads can get extremely busy, with everyone from commuters traveling from work to families getting their children from school navigating traffic throughout each day. Many of the drivers successfully navigate the traffic, but on occasion there are motor vehicle accidents. One of them was especially devastating, and left three of the people involved dead and another seriously injured.
On a recent Pennsylvania weekend, there was a freak accident involving multiple vehicles and a utility pole. The accident resulted in a personal injury and a fatality, as well as extreme damage to the vehicles. Sadly, the accident happened when one person was trying to help another.
Pennsylvania is a busy tourist destination each summer, in addition to being home for many people and a center of commerce and industry. Correspondingly, there are many cars, trucks and other vehicles on Pennsylvania roads, and drivers need to be particularly careful to be aware of those other vehicles, along with their surroundings. Failure to do so can result in both minor and serious injuries for themselves and others.
Following traffic rules while driving on Pennsylvania roads may seem incidental to some. Those people may carelessly break those rules, figuring that they can get away with doing so. However, traffic rules exist for good reasons and should be followed. When they are not followed, motor vehicle accidents happen.
Most people who are involved in car accidents in Pennsylvania survive to be more careful on the roads. This is often because the Keystone State has highly modernized emergency response services to manage accidents and the injuries they cause.
From the wide lanes of the turnpike to the winding paths through the Allegheny Mountains, Pennsylvania holds some of America's great scenic roads. Millions of commuter frequent many of these roads on a daily basis. Many put their lives at risk without knowing it, thanks to drunk drivers.
If you live in or around Pittsburgh, you know how difficult it is to drive during the winter months. While there are days when the roads are dry and clear, this isn't always the case. Instead, you could find yourself contending with strong wind, ice and snow.
Icy roads can make it difficult to safely reach your destination during the winter months. Even though road crews do their part in keeping roads clear, this isn't always good enough.