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Category: Car Accident

Hit-And-Run Incidents A Growing Problem In Philadelphia

Mar 23, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

Vehicle accidents are serious. Unfortunately, they occur with such regularity that we often forget just how much they can cost us. When it comes to crashes in Pennsylvania, there were more than 128,000 during the latest reporting year according to DOT statistics. Out of those, there were: 80,612 people injured 1,137 fatalities Think about how […]

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Hit-And-Run Suspect Caught By Police

Mar 22, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

In late February, police say that 58-year-old Richard Hierholzer was crossing Street Road in Bensalem. Despite using a crosswalk, he was struck by a vehicle. That driver stayed on the scene. However, a second vehicle also struck Hierholzer. The driver of that vehicle pulled into a parking lot and exited the vehicle. Police say she […]

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Around 30 Injured In Trolley Crash

Mar 9, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

Earlier this month, an accident involving a trolley, a transportation van, and another vehicle caused more than 30 injuries. The incident happened when a CCT Connect bus collided with another vehicle. This caused a collision with the Route 13 SEPTA trolley that was heading towards Center City. Overall, there were more than 30 injuries spread […]

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Teen In Critical Condition Due To Auto Accident

Feb 23, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

There is almost nothing more horrifying then a parent getting a phone call that their child was hurt in some way. The end of the school day had just arrived when 14-year-old teenage cheerleader Kelly Williams started her walk home. She was face timing a friend using all the proper crosswalks when she was unexpectedly […]

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New Law in Pennsylvania Increases Penalties For Repeat DUI Offenses

Jan 26, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

In Pennsylvania, motorists driving under the influence of alcohol cause more than 10,000 car accidents annually. These DUI crashes result in about 5,000 injuries and 300 fatalities. Many people believe that the vast majority of these DUI accidents can be prevented by introducing increased penalties for operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol. If […]

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11 Factors Contributing To Distracted Driving During The Holiday Season

Jan 11, 2019Dan Doyle Law Group

As you may know, there is a noticeable uptick in car accidents during the holiday season. An increased number of people hitting the road during the festive season is not the only factor responsible for the spike in car crashes in Pennsylvania and all across the U.S. during the holidays. “So what is it then?” […]

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When To Call A Car Accident Attorney

Dec 22, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

In short, call as soon as you get hurt. Pennsylvania has been working hard on reducing road fatalities. These initiatives have proven successful as 2017 had the lowest amount of fatalities in over 90 years. This is cause for celebration, but it does not tell the whole picture of car accidents in our state. The […]

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Vehicle Passenger Causes Accident At Church

Dec 1, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

The other day, a car crashed into a Center City church. At around 2:30 a.m. last Sunday, the Church of the Holy Trinity suffered minor damage to the steps in front of their building. The driver of the vehicle stayed on scene, but the passenger fled on foot. The driver told police that the passengers […]

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Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Suspect That Killed One

Nov 24, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

We want to bring you the story of a tragic accident that took place last week on the Schuylkill Expressway that killed one person and seriously injured two others. Police say that one vehicle was traveling east and collided with another vehicle. It then hit a concrete interstate divider, flipped, and came to rest on […]

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These iOS And Android Apps Can Save Your Life And Help Avoid A Car Accident In Pennsylvania

Oct 12, 2018Dan Doyle Law Group

Although getting distracted by a smartphone is one of the leading causes of car accidents in Pennsylvania and all across the U.S., there are actually quite a few iOS and Android apps that can help you have a faster and safer commute. Did you know that certain apps could actually reduce your risk of getting […]

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