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Tractor Trailer Jackknifes on Route 30 in Chester County


Posted on Jun 20, 2011

June 20, 2011 - West Whiteland TWP., Pa. - According to a news report from 6abc, a tractor-trailer traveling east-bound on the Route 30 bypass jack-knifed, near the interchange of Route 100, in the middle of the afternoon on Tuesday, June 7. 

Authorities in Chester County are still investigating to find out what caused the traffic accident, which blocked traffic for about 2 hours from 2 to 4:15 p.m.

No serious injuries have yet been reported as a result of the incident, but we will provide an update if more details become available.

According to the most recent National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Statistics, in 2009, there were 1,256 total fatal traffic accidents in Pennsylvania. More than 100 of those involved a large truck.

As a service to the residents of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of motor vehicle accidents that occur that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.

Common accidents include, but are not limited to:
 

  • single-car accidents;
  • accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
  • accidents caused by aggressive driving or distracted drivers.

If you have been named in this blog or you are the victim's family member or friend and would like the blog removed from our website, please feel free to contact us and we will promptly accommodate your request.

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