Legal news for Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Accident attorneys-A motor vehicle accident occurred in Franklin County P.A., injuring a dump truck driver and killing another driver.
Franklin County, PA (NewYorkInjuryNews.com) – A four vehicle crash fatally injured one man in Southampton Township, on Friday morning, December 4, 2009, according to WGAL.
Police officials reported that one vehicle was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Possum Hollow Road from Mount Rock Road heading north, when another work van approached the vehicle while crossing into the southbound lanes.
The van then collided head-on with a dump truck sending debris flying into another vehicle that was sitting at a stop sign. Police reported that the driver of the work van was fatally injured at the scene. The operator of the dump truck was transported via ambulance to Chambersburg Hospital where he was treated by doctors and nurses for minor injuries.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) www.nhtsa.gov records statistics about traffic fatalities nationwide due to motor vehicle accidents, truck wrecks, SUV rollovers and motorcycle crashes. The government agency put together research and statistics to discover developing trends in highway and traffic safety. For more information about how to be up to date about safety and safe vehicles, visit NHTSA’s website at www.nhtsa.gov/.