Authorities responding to the scene of a head-on collision on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Saturday night said that the force of impact was similar to one car hitting a concrete wall at 140 miles per hour. Several vehicle occupants sustained injuries of varying severity, and both drivers are dead as a result of the accident.
Law enforcement in the region of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is setting up DUI patrols and sobriety checkpoints in anticipation of St. Patrick's Day. The holiday is a time of fun and festivities, but accidents and deaths related to drunk driving have the potential to spoil the good time for everyone, according to the director of the Center for Traffic Safety in nearby York County.
If you are one of the many people who has had to make the painful decision to place your elderly parent in a Pennsylvania nursing home, you likely make it a point to visit him or her as often as possible. You also likely have continuing concerns about the level of care (s)he receives, even though you carefully checked out the nursing homes in your area before choosing this particular one.