• October 19, 2022

Driver Injured in Box Truck, Dump Truck Accident on Route 22 in East Wheatfield Township, PA

East Wheatfield Township, PA -- October 18, 2022, one person was injured due to an accident where a box truck and dump truck crashed.

Officials said that the incident happened just before 8:00 a.m. along Route 22 just off Gas Center Road.

It appears that a box truck was driving along Route 22 at reportedly low speeds while looking for a particular address. While doing so, police say a dump truck slammed into the back of the box truck.

The box truck driver sustained unspecified injuries while no other injuries were reported. At this time, additional details are unavailable.

Commentary on Box Truck Accident on Route 22 in East Wheatfield Township

When it comes to rear-end collisions like this, it's important not to simply assume that the rear driver did something wrong. Now, the most likely explanation, of course, is that the rear truck driver did do something wrong, like speeding, distracted driving, or following too closely. One has to wonder why a driver--a professional, no less--failed to see a large truck ahead.

East Wheatfield Township, PA Box Truck Accident Injures 1 on Route 22

With that said, another commercial truck driving slowly can sometimes be an unnecessary hazard. It's important to consider exactly how slowly the victim's truck was going and whether or not it was clearly visible to approaching motorists. If other drivers had no issues going around the truck, the dump truck driver may have some explaining to do. Otherwise, evidence could show that this particular incident isn't as black-and-white as it may seem.


*We appreciate your feedback and welcome anyone to comment on our blog entries, however all visitor blog comments must be approved by the site moderator prior to showing live on the site. By submitting a blog comment you acknowledge that your post may appear live on the site for any visitors to see, pending moderator approval. The operators of this site are not responsible for the accuracy or content of the comments made by site visitors. By submitting a comment, blog post, or email to this site you acknowledge that you may receive a response with regard to your questions or concerns. If you contact Grossman Law Offices using this online form, your message will not create an attorney-client relationship and will not necessarily be treated as privileged or confidential! You should not send sensitive or confidential information via the Internet. Since the Internet is not necessarily a secure environment, it is not possible to ensure that your message sent via the Internet might be kept secure and confidential. When you fill out a contact or comment form, send us an email directly, initiate a chat session or call us, you acknowledge we may use your contact information to communicate with you in the future for marketing purposes, but such marketing will always be done in an ethical way.