Candy Billionaire To Be Charged With Misdemeanor In Fatal Crash

One of the richest women in the world faces a misdemeanor reckless driving charge for her part in a fatal car accident on Oct. 4 in Virginia. Police records show that Jacqueline Badger Mars, co-owner of Mars Inc., a candy company, told a witness she’d fallen asleep at the wheel just before the crash. Six […]

Septa Buses Involved In Three Separate Accidents On Same Night

On Tuesday, Oct. 8, Philadelphia saw three bus accidents within three hours involving SEPTA buses. At least seven people were injured that evening. The first accident occurred when the route 47 bus was traveling south on 8th Street at approximately 8:00 p.m. and was struck by a vehicle near Vine Street, according to SEPTA. Officials […]

Family Seeks Justice After Philadelphia Fatal Car Accident

The children of a Philadelphia man who was recently killed in a suspected drunk driving accident are calling for justice. The motor vehicle accident occurred on the evening of Sept. 14 in Northeast Philadelphia and involved an off-duty police officer. Apparently, the 55-year-old accident victim was traveling down Ashburner Street, approaching a flashing red light, […]

Philadelphia Drivers Average Auto Accident Every Six Years

Car accidents are very common in the Philadelphia area, and a new report from Allstate suggests that poor driving skills could be partly to blame. According to Allstate’s “America’s Best Drivers Report” that was released late last month, Philadelphia drivers rank 188th out of 194 cities in the United States. The report claims that drivers […]

Bucks County Teen Staying Positive After Bus Crash

A Bucks County student is attempting to adapt to life in a wheelchair after a bus accident in February left his paralyzed from the chest down. The accident occurred in Boston and involved a busload of Philadelphia-area teens who had been on a tour at Harvard University. The accident occurred on Feb. 2 when the […]

Study Teens Together In Cars Results In More Accidents

Pennsylvania toughened its rules on teen drivers in December in an attempt to reduce the number of motor vehicle accidents involving young motorists. Research studies have indicated that the presence of other young people in a car driven by a teen motorist may be one of the most common reasons that such accidents occur. The […]

Feds Crack Down On Charter Buses In Philadelphia

Charter bus accidents have been common in recent years, especially on the East Coast. In many cases, charter bus companies offer passengers discounted fares to travel from one large city to another, such as Philadelphia to New York. The problem is that some of these charter bus companies were found to be running negligent operations, […]

Tragic Car Accident Claims Lives Of Philadelphia Newlyweds

When a Philadelphia couple got married on May 26 and made a lifelong commitment to each other, they didn’t know at the time that their lives would be cut tragically short. The 26-year-old and 25-year-old teachers were killed in a motor vehicle accident in North Carolina on Sunday when the town car they were riding […]

Lawmaker Speed Enforcement Cameras Needed On Boulevard

Roosevelt Boulevard in North and Northeast Philadelphia is one of the busiest roads in the country. It is also one of the most most dangerous, espesically for pedestrians and bicyclists. Earlier this month, two seaprate pedestrian accidents left a mother and three of her children dead and an 11-year-old in critical condition. The first accident involving the […]