Complete Berks County, PA accident reports and news.

Accidents in Berks County are a major cause of property damage, injury, and death each year

In Berks County, statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration show that traffic crashes remain a primary public safety issue. Car, truck, bicycle, pedestrian, and motorcycle accidents are all a common occurrence, despite improvements in vehicle safety features, road design, bicycle and pedestrian corridors, and traffic signs.

When an accident happens in Berks County, it is important to do the following immediately:

  • Remain at the crash scene;
  • Check on the condition of all people involved in the crash;
  • Call the police;
  • Exchange information with other drivers;
  • Get contact information from witnesses;
  • Inform your insurance company;
  • Get appropriate medical treatment, and track the details;
  • Take photos of vehicle damage and injuries;
  • Consider hiring a personal injury attorney.

An injury attorney handles all the details so that you don't have to.

After a Berks County accident, there are many issues that need to be handled immediately. Dealing with doctors, repair shops, car rental companies, police, and insurance companies is overwhelming, especially when someone is seriously injured. At this point, many injured people choose to hire a personal injury attorney whose job it is to handle the details and paperwork so that you can focus on recovery.

Personal injury lawyers offer a no-cost claim evaluation to help you.

Since there is no cost to speak with a lawyer, it is a good idea to learn more about your potential claim. Accident Data Center can help you by connecting you with our network of experienced injury lawyers who can provide you with information about your rights and options. Learn more here about the value of a no-cost legal claim evaluation.

Accident Reports by city

Most recent accident reports

Datesort ascending Type Headline
Sun, 11/20/2016 Car Accident Dialysis patient killed Robert Frain, 69, killed in medical van crash with SUV in Cambria Township, Pennsylvania
Fri, 10/28/2016 Car Accident Jeffrey Dixon, 30, critical; James Pugh Jr., 27, seriously injured in head-on crash on Route 662 in Ruscombmanor Township, Pennsylvania
Tue, 09/29/2015 Car Accident 2 hospitalized after four 18-wheelers collide in a spectacular fiery wreck on Interstate 78 in Upper Bern Township, Pennsylvania
Sun, 06/07/2015 Motorcycle Accident Pastor Lynn Koch dead and her husband Bryan Koch severely injured after their motorcycle collides with SUV on Grange Road in Bern Township, PA
Tue, 03/31/2015 Truck Accident Kevin Staab, 49, dead in crash involving 2 tractor trailers and a car on I-78 in Greenwich Township, Pennsylvania
Tue, 03/31/2015 Car Accident Kevin Staab, 49, killed in crash involving two FedEx tractor trailers on Interstate 78 in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Sun, 11/30/2014 Car Accident Jesse Allen Heiser, 22, killed in single-vehicle car accident on Pine Grove Road in Union Township, Pennsylvania
Sun, 05/11/2014 Car Accident Robert Rosner, 52, Edward Dearden, 57, and Theresa Dearden, 54, killed in 7 car crash on I-78 on May 12.
Sun, 04/20/2014 Motorcycle Accident Daniel Joseph Leffew, 44, killed, Tracy Carter, 31, seriously injured, transported to hospital, after their motorcycle leaves the State Route 183 roadway near Jefferson Township, and crashes into some trees and brush.
Fri, 03/21/2014 Motorcycle Accident Mark Stitzer, 21, seriously injured, taken to hospital, after his motorcycle crashes, trying to avoid a car on 9th Street in Reading, that fled the scene.
Mon, 03/03/2014 Pedestrian Accident 72-year-old man struck and killed by a snowplow in Reading, Pennsylvania
Wed, 12/25/2013 Truck Accident As many as 3 dozen vehicles crash on snowy Pennsylvania Turnpike near Morgantown.
Sat, 12/07/2013 Multiple accidents cause 50 car pile-up on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. At least one killed.