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Truck Accidents

Truck Crash On I-81 Kills One Person

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on September 04, 2013 in Truck Accidents

Posted on Sep 04, 2013 One person was killed in a truck accident this morning that closed a portion of Interstate 81 northbound between East Hanover and Union townships in Dauphin County.  The crashed occurred around 10 a.m. It reportedly involved a motorcycle and tractor trailer. The accident closed northbound traffic between Exits 85A and 89. State […]

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Are truck drivers careful enough when making turns?  Should they be extra vigilant? A crash involving a tractor-trailer sent two people to the hospital last night in Lancaster city.  Police and fire officials said the tractor-trailer was traveling east on East Chestnut Street in the right lane and preparing to make a left turn onto […]

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Police Investigating Fatal Accident On Route 209

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 18, 2013 in Truck Accidents

Posted on Jul 18, 2013 A Schuylkill County man was killed early today after being hit by a tractor trailer, state police said. The accident occurred just after 1:15 a.m. along Route 209, about quarter mile north of Anderson Street.  Sean Malone, of Port Carbon, was crouched over in the southbound lane and was not noticed by […]

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Minimum Commercial Driver Self-Certifications

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on July 11, 2013 in Truck Accidents

What are the proper requirements for truck drivers to certify their fitness?  Are the federal mandates too strict or lax? As part of the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) amended the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) to require commercial driver’s license (CDL) holders, subject to the physical […]

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Tractor Trailer Crash On Interstate 81 Causes Fatality

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 10, 2013 in Truck Accidents

Pennsylvania State police in Lebanon County are investigating a tractor trailer accident which occurred on Interstate 81 early in the morning June 9, 2013.  The incident occurred at around 3:35 a.m. at mile marker 94 in Swatara Township.  Reports are that Amy Joyce of Hazleton, was disabled in the right-hand lane after hitting a deer. […]

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Tractor Trailer Accident In Berks County Causes Injury To Pennsylvania Driver

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on June 04, 2013 in Truck Accidents

Posted on Jun 04, 2013 According to the Reading Eagle, police are investigating a Pennsylvania tractor trailer accident which occurred yesterday in Bethel Township, Berks County on Route 645. A Bethel Township, Berks County, man was taken to Reading Hospital with neck and back injuries after crashing into a tractor-trailer. Michael Fry was driving south […]

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Tractor Trailer Accident On I-81 Kills Pittsford, New York Couple

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on May 13, 2013 in Truck Accidents

A couple from Pittsford, New York was killed Friday afternoon May 10, 2013 while traveling on Interstate 81 just south of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.  The tractor trailer crash happened around 4:10 p.m. Pennsylvania State Police say traffic was slowing on the highway when a tractor trailer slammed into 64-year-old Kathleen Weed and 63-year-old George Weed’s SUV […]

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Tractor Trailer Crash on Route 741 In Paradise Township

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on April 04, 2013 in Truck Accidents

Posted on Apr 04, 2013 A tractor-trailer crashed in Paradise Township, Lancaster County this morning, April 4, 2013, shutting down Route 741.  Reports are that a tractor-trailer possibly struck a cow and a utility pole and ended up in a ditch in the 700 block of Strasburg Road at approximately 4:30 a.m.  One person was injured and […]

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Did Truck Driver Inattention Cause Fatal I-83 Accident?

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 22, 2013 in Truck Accidents

A crash that killed a Dillsburg man on northbound Interstate 83 Thursday afternoon resulted from a mattress falling off of a vehicle onto the highway, state police said. Brian Jacobs, 46, of Dillsburg, was killed when his S&W Petroleum Services truck was rear ended by a tractor-trailer and collided with another S&W truck near mile […]

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Mattress and Tractor Trailer Lead To Deadly Interstate 83 Harrisburg Truck Accident

Posted on behalf of Schmidt Kramer Injury Lawyers on February 22, 2013 in Truck Accidents

Posted on Feb 22, 2013 A fiery crash that killed one person and stopped traffic on northbound Interstate 83 in York Thursday likely was caused when a bed mattress fell into the roadway, state police said. Brian Jacobs, 46, of Dillsburg, was killed after a tractor-trailer rammed into the back of his service truck, propelling […]

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