Pa. Turnpike Crash
An accident involving a van carrying a load of puppies caused quite a back-up Wednesday morning for drivers along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
“Certainly the weather conditions’ changing impacted the conditions on the road, but we had a number of drivers that did not compensate,” Lt. Col. George Bivens said.
Pennsylvania’s transportation secretary says keeping speed restrictions in place would not have prevented the series of pile-ups that paralyzed the turnpike on Valentine’s Day.
In the aftermath of the major pileup on the Pennsylvania Turnpike last Friday, the Turnpike Commission is promising a thorough follow-up investigation to find out what it could have done to prevent the accidents.
The owners of the cars involved in Friday’s chain reaction crashes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are getting a look now at the damage to their vehicles.
She says she knew she was going to be late so she decided to take out her iPad and teach class as she sat in the pileup.
Several multi-vehicles crashes involving dozens of cars and several trucks shut down the eastbound lanes of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Dozens of accident victims were taken to local hospitals for evaluation following the massive pile-up on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Stranded commuters near the Second Street Pike overpass were shocked to look up and see Good Samaritans coming from all directions bringing pizza, burgers, pretzels, water, even chocolate.