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Allentown Personal Injury Truck Accident Route 309 Wrongful Death

An Allentown tractor-trailer truck accident took place on Route 309 on August 8, 2018. Sadly, the Route 309 truck accident caused the Allentown wrongful death of a young woman. The tractor-trailer semi truck accident occurred around 4:35 a.m. on Route 309 South at West Saucon Valley Road. The Lehigh County Coroner announced the wrongful death around 5:00 a.m. at the scene of the accident. Police officers are continuing their investigation of the Allentown personal injury truck accident. Read more

Allentown Personal Injury Semi Truck Accident on Route 22

An Allentown tractor-trailer accident shut down Route 22 West on July 16, 2018. The Route 22 car accident took place early Monday morning near Mauch Chunk Road. A tractor-trailer truck and a box truck were involved in the Allentown personal injury accident. Another car appeared to be on its roof near the Route 22 median. The tractor-trailer semi truck was jackknifed blocking both lanes of Route 22 traffic. Highway traffic was backed up for hours due to the Lehigh Valley truck accident. Read more

Easton Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident on Route 33 Minor Injury

An Easton personal injury tractor-trailer truck accident took place on Route 33 on June 15, 2018. The Easton semi truck accident was reported around 6:15 p.m. when the big rig truck entered the on-ramp between Route 33 and Interstate 78 east. There was no serious Easton personal injury reported and the truck driver was not trapped in his cab with minor injury. The Easton tractor-trailer truck was upright by 8:30 p.m. and the I-78 on-ramp was reopened at that time. Rush-hour Route 33 was slowed for a couple hours due to the Easton truck accident on I-78. Read more

Allentown Truck Accident Causes Personal Injury on Route 22

An Allentown tractor-trailer accident caused an Allentown personal injury to a pedestrian on Route 22 on April 26, 2018. A woman suffered serious personal injury when she was hit by a semi truck just north of Allentown PA. The pedestrian was struck by the tractor-trailer on Route 22 westbound near the Airport Road exit. The Allentown truck accident took place around 9:30 p.m. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the Route 22 truck accident. The woman suffered personal injuries to her head and a possible compound fracture. Read more

Allentown Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident on I-78

An Allentown semi truck accident caused a ruptured fuel tank on Interstate 78 on April 19, 2018. The tractor-trailer truck transporting mail crashed into an I-78 median, west of Allentown PA. Thankfully, no Allentown personal injuries were reported as a result of the Allentown truck accident. The semi truck crashed into a concrete median on I-78 at the border of Lower Macungie and South Whitehall Township. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the Allentown truck accident. Interstate 78 traffic was slowed while the tractor-trailer accident was cleaned up. Read more

Bethlehem Tractor Trailer Truck Accident on I-78

A Bethlehem truck accident was reported on Interstate 78 on April 9, 2018. The semi truck crashed around 12:30 p.m. in the eastbound lane of I-78 near the Route 412 exit in Bethlehem Pa. The driver was trapped in his cab for some time. There is no word if he suffered a personal injury as a result of the Bethlehem truck accident. The tractor-trailer could be seen lying on the right lane. I-78 motor vehicle traffic was backed up through the Route 309 interchange. Read more

Easton Semi Truck Accident on I-78 Route 33 Exchange

An Easton tractor-trailer truck accident slowed traffic on the Route 33 and Interstate 78 exchange on March 19, 2018. A semi truck rolled over and a concrete barrier underwent heavy damage due to the I-78 Easton truck accident. Thankfully, there has been no Easton personal injuries reported. The truck driver was trapped in his cab. The Route 33 to I-78 ramp was closed for the morning commute, causing highway traffic issues along I-78. Pennsylvania State Police reported to the scene of the I-78 tractor-trailer crash. Read more

Allentown Personal Injury Tractor Trailer Truck Accident on I-78

An Allentown semi truck accident caused personal injuries on Interstate 78 on February 22, 2018. Several people suffered personal injuries and a semi truck driver was stuck in his tractor-trailer cab when two semi trucks crashed on I-78. The Interstate 78 truck accident took place around 5:55 p.m. just south of Allentown PA. The Upper Saucon Township Fire Company was dispatched to the scene of the Lehigh Valley truck accident. Interstate 78 traffic was slowed while crews cleared debris and transported those who suffered personal injuries. Read more

Lehigh Tunnel Accident Kills Tractor-Trailer Truck Driver on I-476

A Semi truck driver suffered his wrongful death in the Lehigh Tunnel when an electrical pole crashed through his windshield on February 21, 2018. The Lehigh Valley truck accident killed the 70-year-old truck driver on Interstate 476 around 6:00 p.m. The Lehigh County coroner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death. The tractor-trailer truck was driving southbound on the Northeast Extension in Lehigh County. The southbound highway lanes of the Lehigh Tunnel were closed for several hours due to this horrible Lehigh Valley tractor-trailer accident. Pennsylvania State Police are conducting an ongoing investigation. Read more

Lehigh Valley Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident on Interstate 78

A Lehigh Valley personal injury truck accident occurred on highway I-78 on February 9, 2018. A tractor-trailer truck merging onto Interstate 78 crashed into a motor vehicle then fled the scene. Pennsylvania State Police reported to the scene of the Lehigh valley truck accident. The tractor-trailer accident took place around 8:00 a.m. and I-78 traffic was not backed up because of the truck accident. Pennsylvania State Police ask anyone with additional information related to the Lehigh Valley truck accident to call their investigators. Read more

Bethlehem Truck Accident Causes Death on Hill-to-Hill Bridge

A Bethlehem tractor-trailer accident caused the wrongful death of one driver on the Hill-to-Hill Bridge on January 26, 2018. Sadly, the victim was pronounced dead at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem PA. The Hill-to-Hill accident took place around 10:45 a.m. The Bethlehem Bridge and Route 378 were closed for four hours while an accident reconstruction team evaluated the tractor-trailer truck accident scene. Bethlehem police have not announced if there were other personal injuries. Read more

Allentown Truck Accident Causes Personal Injuries on Route 222

An Allentown tractor-trailer accident caused the personal injuries of two truckers on Route 222 on January 24, 2018. A dump truck diving east on Route 222, west of Allentown, hit a tractor-trailer truck around 1:00 p.m. The Allentown truck accident took place near the red light at Mill Creek Road. Both drivers suffered personal injuries. The dump truck had damage to its front bumper and grille, while the semi truck had damage to its rear bumper. Traffic on Route 222 resumed after a minor delay. Read more

Allentown Semi Truck Accident Causes Personal Injuries on I-78

An Allentown tractor-trailer accident caused the personal injuries of a female driver on Interstate 78 on January 22, 2018. Police were called at 12:00 noon to a truck accident on I-78 near the Route 100 exit in Lehigh County. The woman driver was trapped in her car. She was alert and suffered personal injuries to her leg and wrist. I-78 highway traffic was slowed because of the Lehigh Valley truck accident. Read more

Allentown Wrongful Death Truck Accident on Interstate 78

A man was killed on Interstate 78 due to an Allentown tractor-trailer accident on January 7, 2018. The 68-year-old man was pronounced dead by the Lehigh County coroner’s office at the scene of the Allentown accident around 1:15 p.m. Pennsylvania State Police said the man’s SUV was wedged under the rear of the tractor-trailer semi truck parked on I-78. A front passenger of the SUV was transferred to Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest. Read more

Allentown Semi Truck Accident on Interstate 78

An Allentown tractor-trailer accident left a semi truck ablaze on Interstate 78 near the Route 22 merge on January 5, 2018. According to a Lehigh County emergency dispatcher there were no severe personal injuries. I-78 traffic got by on the far let lane, although the Interstate was stopped eastbound as emergency personnel arrived to the scene of the Allentown truck accident. The fire was put out and I-78 was cleared by mid afternoon. Read more

Allentown Tractor-Trailer Accident Leads to Personal Injury

A semi truck accident caused the personal injury of an 81-year-old man south of Allentown. The 81-year-old Lehigh Valley resident suffered personal injury when his car was struck and dragged 200 feet by a tractor-trailer semi truck. The injured driver was transported by ambulance to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Read more

Easton Semi Truck Restrictions Approved by Palmer Township Supervisors

Palmer Township, Easton supervisors approved placing new restrictions on Easton tractor-trailer truck loitering. The Easton truck restrictions will prohibit Easton tractor-trailers from parking on Van Buren Road north of Route 248 in Easton PA. Easton has seen an increase in semi truck activity in the last couple years. This increased tractor-trailer presence is concerning due to the increased possibility of Easton truck accidents and resulting personal injury.

Our Easton truck accident lawyers have seen a rise in Easton tractor-trailer accidents over the past years due to an increase in trucking companies located in Easton and the Lehigh Valley. The Trapani Law Firm recently represented the estate of a young father who suffered a wrongful death in a tractor-trailer accident. We’re doing our best to communicate the dangers that trucking companies will bring to our local Lehigh Valley highways such as Route 22 and Interstate 78. If you would like more information our Easton semi truck accident lawyers are available anytime. Call us today for a free consultation. We’re here to help.

Lehigh Valley Truck Accident Causes Wrongful Death on I-476

A tractor-trailer accident on Interstate 476, north of the Lehigh Valley exit, killed one passenger on December 7, 2017. The wrongful death accident was reported around 3:00 a.m. when a tractor-trailer semi truck crashed into a Pontiac G6 car that was disabled from a car accident, which had taken minutes earlier. Interstate 476 northbound was closed down until 6:30 a.m. while Pennsylvania State Police conducted their semi truck accident investigation. Read more

Interstate 78 Truck Accident Causes Wrongful Death

Sadly, an I-78 tractor-trailer accident left at least one dead around 6:00 a.m. on December 5, 2017. Interstate 78 was closed for about an hour by a four-vehicle wrongful death accident. A tractor-trailer semi truck and a seven-passenger van crashed on I-78 East. According to state police, one person was dead and there could be additional personal injuries. The state police fatal accident team is continuing its investigation. Read more

Wrongful Death Accident on Route 202 West of Philadelphia

Sadly, a 38-year-old man was killed after a wrongful death car accident on Route 202 on November 12, 2017. The accident involved nine vehicles, including a tractor-trailer semi truck. The stretch of Route 202 was closed for 14 hours while emergency crews cleaned up the wreckage. Several other individuals suffered personal injuries as a result of the Route 202 accident. The tractor-trailer truck driver suffered head trauma as was transported to the hospital. The District Attorney has not yet made a decision to file any charges. Read more

Bethlehem Tractor Trailer Semi Truck Accident on Route 22

A Bethlehem semi truck accident took place on Route 22 on October 12, 2017 near Route 33. The tractor-trailer went off Route 22 around 6:00 a.m. in Bethlehem Township. There were emergency vehicles on the shoulder of the highway at the on-ramp from Route 33. Route 22-highway traffic was slowed but thankfully, no personal injuries were reported as a result of this Bethlehem truck accident. Read more

Allentown Semi Truck Accident Kills One on I-78

Sadly, an Allentown tractor-trailer accident killed one man on I-78 on October 4, 2017. Two semi truck tractor-trailers collided with one another on Interstate 78 near Allentown PA. The driver of one of the semi trucks was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest. Sadly, the Lehigh County Coroner pronounced his death the next day. The driver was pinned in his cab after the Allentown truck accident, but was extricated and rushed to Lehigh Valley Hospital. Police have an ongoing investigation into the Allentown accident. Read more

Philadelphia Wrongful Death Car Accident Kills One

Sadly, a Philadelphia area wrongful death car accident closed Route 30 in Chester County on September 27, 2017. A car slammed into a tractor-trailer around 11 p.m. causing a man to be ejected from his car and killed at the scene of the Philadelphia wrongful death accident. Pennsylvania State Police responded to the auto accident and closed Route 30 for several hours. Police diverted traffic to Route 322. This wrongful death accident remains under investigation. Read more

I-78 Semi Truck Accident Kills Man

Sadly, a truck accident on Interstate-78 killed a 25-year-old man. The truck accident took place on I-78 traveling eastbound outside of Allentown PA on September 20, 2017. The deceased hit a disabled tractor-trailer semi truck according to the Lehigh County Coroner’s office. The victim was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest, where he died of cervical spine personal injuries. Two people were trapped in the motor vehicle and were freed by the fire rescue crew. Interstate 78’s eastbound lanes were shut down until approximately 11:00 p.m. Pennsylvania State Police are continuing their investigation of this I-78 accident. Read more

Tractor Trailer Semi Truck Crashes into Bus on I-78 in Easton PA

26 passengers were sent to the hospital on August 20, 2017 when a tractor-trailer auto accident took place on Interstate 78 in Easton PA. The tractor-trailer semi truck caused a bus accident around 3:30 a.m. in Northampton County, PA. According to Pennsylvania State Police, both motor vehicles were traveling eastbound. A spokesperson for St. Luke’s University Hospital said three passengers remain in the Bethlehem hospital with serious personal injuries but thankfully; none of them are in critical condition. Additionally, ten passengers were taken to the Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown for minor personal injuries. The Easton bus accident scene on I-78 was cleared around 5:10 a.m. Read more

Man Killed in Robin’s Diner Accident

Sadly, on July 7, 2017, Martin Moyer fell victim to a wrongful death accident in Robin’s Diner. Mr. Moyer was sitting in Robin’s Diner around 8:40 AM when a pair of tractor-trailer semi truck tires crashed through a window at the diner and struck Moyer. This premises liability accident lead to the unfortunate wrongful death of Mr. Moyer. Martin Moyer was transported to the Lehigh valley Hospital where the Lehigh County Coroner pronounced him dead at around 5:35 PM. At this time, Pennsylvania State Police do not have a news release regarding this incident. Read more

Allentown Tractor-Trailer Accident Closes I-78

On May 19, 2017, a 5-vehicle Allentown tractor-trailer accident closed I-78. The truck accident caused a severe fire. Police said five motor vehicles were involved in the I-78 accident. The crash happened near the Lenhartsville exit in Greenwich Township. Both I-78 lanes were closed over night. According to Pennsylvania State Police, a tractor-trailer truck failed to stop in time – hitting a Mercedes sedan along with the truck in front of him. This caused a chain reaction accident involving five vehicles. Sadly, several personal injuries were reported. Read more

Bethlehem Car Accident on Interstate 78 with Tractor Trailer

On May 6, 2017, a Bethlehem car accident took place on Interstate 78 near Route 33. The car accident slowed traffic on Interstate 78 between Route 33 and Route 412. The car crash took place around 3:15 p.m. A vehicle ended up underneath the back of tractor-trailer. By 5:00 p.m., both lanes of I 78 were open and traffic was moving once again. It is currently unknown if anyone suffered personal injuries as a result of the Bethlehem car accident. Read more

Bethlehem: Tractor-Trailer Truck Accident on Route 512

On March 27, 2017, a tractor-trailer accident knocked down power lines in Moore Township, north of Bethlehem Pa. Hundreds of properties in the area lost power because of the tractor-trailer crash. The truck accident occurred on Monday evening on Route 512. According to Northampton County 911 dispatch, there were no serious personal injures reported. Thankfully, most homes had their power restored by 11:30 p.m. Read more

Easton: Car Crashes Into Tractor-Trailer Truck

On March 22, 2017, a car crashed under a tractor-trailer on Tatamy Road outside Easton Pa. The car accident happened after 8:30 a.m. The car diver suffered personal injuries and was transported to the hospital. The tractor-trailer truck was on the way to the Amazon warehouse located one mile from the accident scene. Tatamy Road was closed for several hours due to the truck accident. Read more

Tractor-Trailer Trucking Company Plans to Move to Bethlehem

Another trucking company plans to open a tractor-trailer truck facility around Bethlehem, PA. The Canadian trucking company is diligencing sites along Brodhead Road and Route 309 in Bethlehem. The trucking company plans to hire 25 truck drivers in the next three months. Like many Lehigh Valley trucking companies, the central location and proximity to major interstates makes Bethlehem an attractive location for a trucking company. Read more

Allentown: Tractor Trailer Truck Accident on Route 22

On February 23, 2017, a tractor-trailer truck crashed on Route 22 in the Lehigh Valley. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation there were no personal injuries reported. Local Route 22 traffic was limited to the left lane near Allentown. Lehigh Valley highway traffic was slowed at the 15th Street interchange. The blue tractor-trailer truck landed on its side after the accident. The truck was removed at 10:23 a.m. and Route 22 highway traffic was restored to normal by 10:30 a.m. Read more

   

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