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Randy Appleton

Virginia Troopers Investigate Fatal I-81 Truck Crash

A fatal accident between two tractor trailers on April 5 is being investigated by the Virginia State Police. News reports state the crash happened in Smyth County on I-81 when one truck going north did not brake for traffic that […]

Randy Appleton

Driver Charged With Felony DUI With Death in South Carolina

A fatal drunk driving crash happened on the evening of April 8 in Greenville, South Carolina. The South Carolina Highway Patrol stated the deadly accident happened at South Pleasantburg Drive at Augusta Road.  Troopers stated a 1999 Toyota was going […]

Randy Appleton

West Virginia Police Chief Concerned After 3 Pedestrian Accidents

There have been three traffic accidents in Morgantown, West Virginia this year involving cars and pedestrians, and one of them was fatal. This has put Morgantown law enforcement on high alert. According to Chief of Police Ed Preston in Morgantown, […]

Rick Shapiro

Pedestrian Crash on Virginia Interstate Highlights Liability in a Chain-Reaction Accident

A blown car tire turned into a chain-reaction pedestrian crash involving an ambulance on the interstate through Louisa County, Virginia (VA). The reported details indicate that the driver of a second car deserves blame for the wreck, but the completed […]

Randy Appleton

Two People Killed in WV Wrong-Way Crash

Two people in West Virginia were killed Saturday night in a wrong-way crash on I-77. The married couple were hit in their vehicle at 5 PM on I-77 south in Kanawha County.  The other driver was identified as a 77 […]

Eric Washburn

Distracted Walking an Issue with Fatal Pedestrian Accidents

According to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), pedestrian fatalities rose by mmore than 10 percent from 2015 to 2016, and smartphone technology was considered the primary culprit. Safety advocates cite mobile devices as the leading culprit for this increase. […]

Randy Appleton

WV Man Sentenced for Drowsy Driving Fatality

A man in West Virginia who was responsible for a deadly March 2017 crash on Route 15 in West Virginia was sentenced this month to a year in state prison.  The 22 year old man was found guilty of one […]

Randy Appleton

Bus Driver Arrested in Virginia on DUI and Drug Charges

A bus from West Georgia Technical College was going north on I-81 today when the bus went into the right lane and sideswiped a tractor trailer. The bus then ran off the left side of the road and over corrected […]

Randy Appleton

WV To No Longer Use Deadly Guardrails

The WV Department of Transportation stated last week it will no longer use a controversial guardrail that has contributed to several deaths. West Virginia officials stated that no new Lindsay X-LITE guardrails will be installed in the state. But there […]

Randy Appleton

Virginia Man Charged for DUI Crash that Killed to Men in Pennsylvania

A Virginian is facing charges after a drunk driving crash that killed two Lancaster County, Pennsylvania men. The 30 year old man was charged in Pennsylvania with two counts of vehicular homicide while DUI and other charges related to a […]