An Harrisburg taxi driver was set to go on trial on vehicular homicide charges for causing a motorcycle accident, when the 66-year-old man decided to plead guilty.
A settlement has been reached for a Pennsylvania wrongful death claim brought by the parents of a man who died in jail. The $600,000 settlement comes nearly six years after the Shenandoah man's parents accused borough and police officials with the beating death of their son.
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Motorcyclists are supposed to share in every privilege that other motorists do. Still, they are often ignored as equals among other drivers. Stories are constant in Pennsylvania and throughout the country about motorcycle accidents involving "unseen" riders. Motorcycles are vulnerable vehicles because of their comparative size. Additionally, riders do not enjoy the same physical protection as car and truck occupants.
A car accident in Eastern Pennsylvania killed five people. Police in Heidelberg Township are uncertain how the collision with a tow truck occurred. Car accidents with such high death tolls seem more common on major highways than Mountain Road, 15 miles from Allentown.