A dozen people were injured in an Erie County bus accident recently. Investigators said none of the injuries to the 11 passengers or the bus driver was severe.
State laws obligate drivers in crashes to stay on the scene of an accident. Some motorists panic and drive away. Other drivers hit and run because they are driving under the influence. Some drivers realize Pennsylvania laws can be harsher for drivers who remain with a car accident than drivers who don't. Some state officials are wondering what reason drunk drivers have to stop when leaving could mean less prison time.
A driver testified that a truck followed her vehicle too closely through the small Pennsylvania community of Lower Pottsgrove. The witness to a fatal car accident in November said she tapped the brakes to warn the tailgating driver of an upcoming turn.
A Philadelphia police officer's death has shaken up the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole. The officer was shot and killed after work by a man the wrongful death claim says should have been in prison.
A 29-year-old woman died recently in a chain reaction collision on the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. The woman was among a group of drivers stuck in a traffic jam.