The Legal Herald Logo
Legal Analysis By Attorneys
Breaking Legal News

Mount Joy Township, PA - Crash Involving At Least 10 Cars On Route 283 Started With Tractor Trailer

Route 283 in Pennsylvania
Published: September 5, 2019
By: Paul
Last Updated on November 19, 2020

Multiple Injuries Reported Following Chain Reaction Crashes

Police have reported that at least 10 cars were involved in a long chain reaction crash on Route 283 in Mount Joy Township in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, September 4th, 2019.

The initial crash occurred when a semi-truck attempted to merge onto the highway and crashed into a car. This closed the right lane to traffic. Not long after, the driver behind the wheel of a dump truck was unable to stop his massive vehicle to avoid hitting others who were stopped due to the original accident. He crashed into several other cars, causing those cars to rear-end others. At least two people were taken to a nearby hospital and another two were treated at the scene.

Police are continuing to investigate the accidents.

guy d'andrea sexual abuse lawyer
Hi. I am attorney Guy D'Andrea. If you or a loved one were injured or killed in a similar incident, I would be happy to speak with you and discuss your options.
Call the number below. It would be my honor to help you. Consultations are free.
(888) 997-3792

Hi, I’m Guy D'Andrea, I represent those who have been injured in an accident involving a semi-truck, fighting for their rights and for the compensation that they deserve.

Here’s what you need to know about being involved in an accident with a tractor-trailer. Nearly all tractor-trailers are fitted with an Electronic Control Module (ECM). These are similar to the “black boxes” that you may have heard about on airplanes. The ECM records data as the truck is being driven and that data can be used as evidence. However, trucking companies don’t willingly hand over the information recorded on an ECM, which is why working with an experienced attorney is important if you decide to take legal action.

Filing a lawsuit against those responsible for your serious injuries may seem like an extreme step when you have auto insurance, however, the insurance company won’t pay for your lost wages or provide relief for the pain your experiencing. In addition to this, once the policy limits have been met, you will be responsible for paying for any additional medical treatments you may need, even though the accident wasn’t your fault.

If you or a loved one were seriously injured in a truck accident, be sure to contact an experienced truck accident attorney as quickly as possible, so that evidence can be preserved, evidence which may be vital to proving your claim.


Got A Tip Or Questions 
About A Story?
Call Us!
The Legal Herald
About the Author
About Paul
Editor: Paul is a staff editor who focuses on bringing you the most important legal news regarding cases of sexual assault, drunk driving, and preventable violence. Contact Paul: This article was fact checked prior to publishing by this author to ensure compliance with our rigorous editorial standards. We will only use authoritative sources. Our values compel us to provide only trustworthy information. If you find an error, please contact us.
Read some recent posts
Find A Local Lawyer

  • Details
  • Incident
Want To Contribute Breaking News? 
Contact Us Today
Legal Herald
10355 Kensington Shore Dr. #102
Orlando, FL 32827
Call: (888) 997-3792
© 2020 The Legal Herald, a division of Eagle Peak Marketing, LLC. All rights reserved.

We would like our readers to know that the information in this story may be sourced from secondary sources and may therefore contain inaccuracies. We will correct them if and when they are brought to our attention or we discover them through our editing process. If you have any concerns about this post, please contact us immediately and we will rectify issues. DISCLAIMER: The material contained in this post is for general informational purposes. It is not intended to constitute or express legal or medical advice. Any laws referenced herein are substantially based on general legal principles and may not be applicable to your particular situation. Laws can often be different from one jurisdiction to the next. The Legal Herald is not a law firm. Law firms and lawyers from around the country may apply to become a sponsor or contributor to The Legal Herald.
SitemapMedia RoomDisclaimer / Terms Of Service & Privacy Policy