Friday, May 17, 2013
The two-vehicle accident occurred at Horsham and Stump roads in Montgomery Township.
A man suffered a head injury and was transported to Abington Memorial Hospital following a crash on eastbound Horsham Road near Stump Road Friday morning, according to The Reporter. The man was driving an Audi, which crashed into the rear of a utility truck that was stopped in traffic, the article states. Read more at this link.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The woman was transported to Lansdale Hospital following an accident on Bustard Road Friday.
Abington Health Lansdale Hospital treated the injured driver of a minivan after she was hurt in a crash on Bustard Road near Saddle Wood Court Friday in Worcester, according to The Reporter. The woman was driving a Chevrolet Cruze, which hit a tree stump on the side of southbound Bustard Road, careening the car into the northbound lane, causing it to flip onto its side, according to the article. See photos and read more at this link.
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The accident occurred at about 8 p.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes of I-476.
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Tuesday, May 7
MyFoxPhilly.com reported a two-car accident on the Northeast Extension Tuesday night severely injured one person, who was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment. Two others were also injured. The accident occurred in the southbound lanes of I-476 between Lansdale and Quakertown in Salford Township, according to the report. WMFZ reports at least one car caught fire. Read this story for more details.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Joseph Carrig, 59, of Hatfield, broke a windshield wiper off of the victim's car when they wouldn't roll down the window following a minor accident.
On April 16 at 10:42 a.m., police were called to the area of Dekalb Pike and Skippack Pike for a report of a road rage incident that had just occurred. The victim reported that after a minor accident, Joseph Carrig, 59, of the 100 block of Willow Drive, Hatfield, got out of his car and broke the windshield wiper on the victim’s car. Carrig then drove away, the report states. Police spoke to Carrig, who allegedly admitted that after the accident, he walked up to the victim’s car, but the driver refused to roll down his window when he tried to speak with him. Carrig became so angry he broke the windshield wiper and drove away, according to the report. Carrig was then cited for criminal mischief. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The accident took place in Salford Township Tuesday morning on Route 563. Ryan Petrille, 21, was killed in the crash.
An Upper Gwynedd man was killed early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash in Salford Township, Pennsylvania State Police said. Police said Ryan Alexander Petrille, 21, was a passenger in a 2000 Honda Civic being driven by Sean Christopher Sperl, also 21, on Route 563 shortly after midnight. According to police, Sperl, of Lansdale, was traveling at a "high rate of speed" and "failed to negotiate a curve" in the road. The car struck a utility pole and was torn in half, ejecting Petrille from the vehicle. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the Montgomery County Coroner's office. Aerial images published by NBC 10 showed what were said to be the two halves of the car on opposite sides of the road, about 50 yards apart. Sperl is being …
Monday, April 15, 2013
Paige Eberharter, 21, was the passenger in a Nissan Maxima driven by Nam Vu, 36, of East Norriton. Both were taken to Einstein Montgomery Medical Center for treatment of injuries.
Pennsylvania State Police said Paige Eberharter, 21, of North Wales, was injured in a crash April 13 at 3:16 a.m. on the 1000 block of Whitehall Road, Worcester. The driver of the 1996 Nissan Maxima was Nam Vu, 36, of East Norriton, police said. Vu was arrested on suspicion of DUI, police said. Police said Vu was traveling north on Whitehall Road, when he failed to negotiate the left curve in the road. The Nissan left the right side of the road and struck a guardrail with its front end, police said. The vehicle was towed from the scene. Police said Vu allegedly showed signs of impairment and was taken into custody for suspected DUI. Vu and Eberharter were taken via Plymouth EMS to Einstein Montgomery Medical Center for treatment of …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The accident occurred in Upper Gwynedd Tuesday night at the intersection with Park Road.
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Tuesday, April 2
Three people were injured in a Tuesday night crash at Park Road and West Point Pike in West Point, Upper Gwynedd, according to The Reporter. A female teenage passenger was transported via helicopter to a Philadelphia hospital, according to the article. The other drivers—a teenage male and adult female—were taken via Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale to Lansdale Hospital. Reports are the teenage male driver was east on Park Road, and failed to stop at a stop sign. An SUV north on West Point Pike collided with the teenager’s sedan, according to the article. Read more at this link.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Jeremiah White, 19, of the 400 block of North Charlotte Street, allegedly stole a Ford Expedition on Jan. 5 from Norristown, and later crashed it in a Hatfield Township accident, police said.
Jeremiah White's stomach allegedly got him in trouble with the law — and he is now headed to county trial on, among other offenses, a felony receiving stolen property charge. White, 19, of the 400 block of North Charlotte Street, Pottstown, waived charges of felony receiving stolen property, misdemeanor accidents involving damage to another vehicle, failing to stop and render aid and following a vehicle too closely Tuesday at Montgomery Township district court, according to The Reporter. White is free on $10,000 unsecured bail, which District Judge Andrea Duffy granted at his preliminary hearing, according to court records. Assistant District Attorney Laura Adshead told The Reporter that the bail reduction was requested and granted due to …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Two people were trapped and later extricated by Upper Gwynedd Fire Co.
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Friday, February 1
Four vehicles were involved in a crash at Sumneytown Pike and Dickerson Road in Upper Gwynedd Friday morning, according to Geoff Patton of The Reporter. Deputy Police Chief David Poirier told The Reporter that two people were trapped and injured, and were extricated by Upper Gwynedd Fire Co. and taken by Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale to Lansdale Hospital, according to the article. View photos at this link.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Jeremiah White, 19, of the 400 block of North Charlotte Street, Pottstown, allegedly stole a Ford Expedition on Jan. 5 from Norristown, and later crashed it in a Hatfield Township accident, police said
Jeremiah White's stomach allegedly got him in trouble with the law. A Popeye's receipt and a cell phone left behind in a stolen 1998 Ford Expedition involved in a Hatfield Township accident led to the arrest of the suspect — a Pottstown teen. Jeremiah White, 19, allegedly stole a 1998 Ford Expedition from Norristown on Jan. 5, 2013, crashed it on Jan. 18 in Hatfield Township and then allegedly fled from the scene of the accident, police said. Now, he faces felony charges in Montgomery County court. On Jan. 25, Hatfield Township Police arrested White, of the 400 block of North Charlotte Street, and charged him with felony receiving stolen property, misdemeanor accidents involving damage to another vehicle, failing to stop and render aid and…