Tag Car accident

Two accidents during hurricane leave one dead 0


One person is dead following two car accidents Saturday night during Hurricane Irene.

The first occurred in Rhawnhurst around 7 p.m. when a tree fell onto a car as its driver was waiting to make a turn. Hugh Rawlins escaped through the back window of his truck when it fell on the vehicle as he waited to make a turn at Solly and Castor avenues. continue reading »

Pedestrian killed in accident on Roosevelt Boulevard 0


Police officer injured in afternoon crash 0


A Philadelphia Police officer was injured yesterday in a car accident while pursuing an armed robber.

The officer was chasing the robbery suspect around 3:30 in the afternoon when she reportedly lost control of her cruiser and hit a parked car and a fence near Robbins and Eastwood streets. She was treated at Aria Health-Frankford.




Pregnant woman struck, killed on Roosevelt Boulevard 0


Police are investigating the cause of an accident that left a pregnant woman and her unborn child dead.

Giselle Moya, 28, was crossing Roosevelt Boulevard Monday night near Lexington Avenue when she was struck by a motorcycle. continue reading »

Weekend News Briefs: 2/11 – 2/13 0


Friday — The man police believe is responsible for several 7-Eleven robberies since Sept. 2009 made an appearance Friday at a Tacony 7-Eleven. But instead of robbing it again, he offered the clerk a wad of cash and apologized for taking the money in the past. The suspect (between 21 and 25 with short dark hair and a medium build), fled after the clerk told him to leave and pushed the police button. The suspect appeared to have track marks on his arm. continue reading »

Driver flees Castor Gardens crash 0


When a van and a school bus were involved in an accident yesterday afternoon, the driver of the van fled.

Police say the driver took off after the two vehicles collided just before 1 p.m. at Castor and Longshore avenues. continue reading »

Car accident leaves boy in critical condition 1


We received a notice a short time ago from ReadyNotifyPA about an accident on the 4400-block of Tolbut Street in Upper Holmesburg.

A 6-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle and sustained head injuries. He was rushed to Aria Health Torresdale, where he’s in critical condition. The driver stayed on the scene.

Weekend News Briefs: 11/12 – 11/14 0


newsFriday – A fight outside Lincoln High School Friday afternoon left two police officers with minor injuries. The officers were trying to stop an argument between a group of teenage girls outside the school around 3:15 p.m, when they requested backup due to the large crowd.

The officers were treated at the hospital for minor injuries, and more than five students were arrested. There’s no word yet on what led to the fight. continue reading »

Pedestrian hit by vehicle at Oxford Circle 0


Crash-iconA pedestrian was hit by a vehicle Sunday night while walking near Oxford Circle and Roosevelt Boulevard.

The 32-year-old man was struck around 9:30 p.m. at the Boulevard and Oxford Avenue, and was taken to Einstein Medical Center in critical condition. continue reading »

Weekend News Briefs: 7/9 – 7/11 0


newsSaturday — A Castor Gardens family escaped uninjured from a home invasion Saturday morning. Three men entered a home on the 1200-block of Fanshawe Street, where the suspects tied the family up and demanded money.

It’s unclear how much money the men got, if any, but they did leave with the family’s Honda Civic. There’s been no word of an arrest. continue reading »

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