Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The accident occurred at about 8 p.m. Tuesday in the southbound lanes of I-476.
- POLICE & FIRE
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.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Two accidents Saturday afternoon in Towamencin Township and Montgomery Township resulted in Medevac for injured individuals.
Two major accidents with entrapment occurred Saturday at opposite ends of the North Penn School District. At around 2:15 p.m., Fire Department of Montgomery Township responded to a vehicle accident at Route 309 and Hartman Road. The accident closed northbound 309 for more than two hours. The vehicle was found on its side, with one person trapped, according to MontcoAlerts. JeffStat was called in to transport the injured individual. Around the same time, a major accident closed Old Forty Foot Road on the 2000 block in Towamencin Township. A vehicle hit a tree and overturned, trapping two individuals and leaving one of them unconscious, according to Towamencin Township Fire reports. Stay tuned for more details.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
The homeowner was flown via PennStar to a regional hospital for treatment
A Lansdale man fell from a ladder onto a woodpile while assessing storm damage to his Columbia Avenue home Wednesday morning. According to The Reporter, the owner of the home at 900 Columbia Avenue fell shortly after 8 a.m. onto a pile of limbs and branches cut from a large tree that had fallen onto the home during Hurricane Sandy. The homeowner was taken by Volunteer Medical Service Corps to Moyer Road, where PennStar airlifted him for treatment to a regional hospital, according to the article. Patch has identified the homeowner as former Lansdale Democratic Committeeman Rege McKenzie.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Police say he was riding on his bike on Bethlehem Pike when a sedan struck him
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A 29-year-old white male skateboarder attempted to hoist himself up on the eastside platform, when he was hit and drug under the train. Police said he was conscious and alert and injuries were not life threatening
UPDATE 7:00 p.m. Police said a 29-year-old man was injured while crossing the tracks in front of an inbound SEPTA train on the eastside platform. Witnesses reported the man scaled a fence separating the SEPTA property along Walnut Street and began walking in a perpendicular direction toward the tracks, police said. The conducter sounded the train's horn, but the male never stopped walking, police said. The conducter attempted an emergency stop, police said. The male threw a skateboard he was carrying up onto the train platform, police said. Witnesses said the male appeared to begin to hoist himself onto the platform when he was struck by the left front of the lead train car, police said. The male was thrown to the ground and under the …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
A 50-year-old man fell down the entire escalator at Montgomery Mall and was unconscious. He was flown to an area hospital by PennStar
Montgomery Township Police said a man was flown by PennStar to the hospital following a fall down an escalator at Montgomery Mall. According to The Reporter, the 50-year-old man was unconscious at the scene. Montgomery County Fire reported the subject suffered head trauma. Volunteer Medical Service Corps responded to the scene, as did Fire Department of Montgomery Township. The man's identity and condition are not known. Stay tuned for further updates.
Thursday, April 19, 2012
A male victim was transported by MedEvac for treatment
Lansdale Police continue to investigate a serious assault that occured around 6:30 a.m. Monday at an apartment on South Broad Street near Whites Road. One victim, a male, was transported by MedEvac with serious injuries, according to Breaking News Network. Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch will have further updates on this incident.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
Seok Kim, 78, turned left onto Orvilla from Clymer. His Toyota was hit by a GMC Yukon driven by Emily Otto, 29
A 78-year-old man, who had four other passengers in his vehicle, was hit as he turned left from Clymer Road onto East Orvilla Road by a 29-year-old woman behind the wheel of a 2006 GMC Yukon. Police said Emily Otto, 29, of Quakertown, was driving eastbound on East Orvilla Road when she hit a 1999 Toyota Camry driven by 78-year-old Seok Kim of Lansdale, at around 2:06 p.m. Kim was MedEvaced by PennSTAR to The Hospital at The University of Pennsylvania. Kim was first treated by Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale inside an ambulance. Police said four other passengers in Kim's vehicle were transported by ambulance to Abington Health-Lansdale Hospital. Hilltown Township Fire & Rescue and Colmar Fire Police assisted at the scene. Update…
Saturday, February 18, 2012
Numerous accidents plagued the North Penn and Indian Valley areas Saturday
It was a day of vehicular accidents and delayed traffic on Saturday in the North Penn and Indian Valley areas. It all began at 4 a.m. when a transformer fire in Montgomery Township cut out all the lights at the Five Points intersection. At around 11 a.m., Knapp Road was closed at North Wales Road due to a motor vehicle accident with a rescue on the Lansdale side. Commuters in the area of Welsh Road/W. Main Street/63 and West Orvilla Road were delayed by a three-vehicle accident that blocked the intersection – this is where Spaniel’s Exxon and the cemetery are located. Within minutes of one another, two accidents occurred in extremes of the county. At 521 Ridge Road in Telford Borough, near Salford Township, crews from Tylersport Fire Co. …
Sunday, April 24, 2011
How's your week been? Here's five stories you should have read this week
1. North Penn DUI Task Force held a mock DUI accident reenactment to illustrate to North Penn High School students the dangers of drinking and driving. The event featured mock rescue by Towamencin Vol. Fire Co., Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale and PennStar MedEvac. Check out our video here. 2. Lansdale Borough Mayor Andy Szekely released a letter to the editor on Thursday calling out council members who allegedly tried to silence him with a letter of reprimand for sharing with the public information discussed in one of council’s recent executive session that he said is questionable under the Sunshine Law. Read more about it here. 3. The Archive Books and Paper owner Dale Mechalas announced that he is opening a satellite store …