This past Fourth of July weekend saw 259 personal injuries as a result of car accidents during the holiday driving period. Sadly, thirteen people suffered wrongful deaths as a result of motor vehicle accidents, according to Pennsylvania State Police. The number of car accident deaths and personal injuries were significantly higher than last years Fourth of July auto accidents. From Saturday through Tuesday July Fourth, 741 car accidents were reported throughout Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, many of these auto and semi truck accidents took place in the greater Lehigh Valley and in Allentown PA on Rt 22. Read more