Friday, December 7, 2012
The incident occurred around 6 p.m.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, December 7, 2012
The Reporter in Lansdale reports a pedestrian was struck by a car around 6 p.m. Friday at Second and North Broad streets. A man was seen strapped to a gurney and was transported by Volunteer Medical Service Corps, according to reports and reader accounts. This is the third such incident at that intersection since March. In November, an eighth grader ran into a North Penn School District bus with his bike. A 5-year-old boy was hit by a car at the intersection in March. Stay tuned for further updates.
Monday, July 30, 2012
The bicyclist should have not been riding on the sidewalk, police said
A Lansdale Police sergeant said a bicyclist who was hit Monday by an SUV as he rode on the sidewalk in front of Yocum Ford should have been riding on the roadway. According to The Reporter, the bicyclist was east on Main Street, when he was hit by a Ford Explorer turning into Yocum Ford at East Main and Line streets. The bicyclist suffered a cut to his lip and other minor injuries, and refused medical treatment at the scene, according to the article. The bicyclist was not wearing a helmet, according to the article. The SUV sustained minor damage to its passenger side. Sgt. Mike Trail of Lansdale Police is quoted as such in the article: “It’s contributory negligence - he should not have been riding on the sidewalk, but she should have …
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
The woman in her 60s was taken by ground transport to Abington Memorial Hospital for treatment. No charges filed yet against Perkasie woman who sideswiped the victim
A West Point woman in her 60s was sideswiped and injured as she entered her red Honda Civic EX after coming out of West Point Post Office Tuesday afternoon. The woman, whose name was not available at the scene, was taken by Volunteer Medical Service Corps of Lansdale to Abington Memorial Hospital for treatment for head lacerations, according to Upper Gwynedd Township Officer Ted Caiola. A small puddle of blood was visible on the roadway of West Point Pike outside the driver door of the Civic. The Civic was located along the curb of West Point Pike in front of the post office. "A 60-year-old patron of the post office comes out to her car. She was by the door, waiting for traffic to go by, and she was sideswiped by a 30-year-old driver," …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The accident occurred at 6:21 a.m. at the intersection of Sumneytown Pike and Forty Foot Road.
A Lansdale man was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Sumneytown Pike and Forty Foot Road shortly after 6 a.m. Tuesday morning. According to a press release, the preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle driven by Michael Darcy, 58, of Harleysville, was traveling southbound on Forty Foot Road when it attempted to make a right-hand turn onto westbound Sumneytown Pike and struck a pedestrian in the crosswalk. The victim, identified as John Longo, 68, of Lansdale, was taken by ambulance to Abington Memorial Hospital for treatment. At the time of the incident, it was dark outside and fog conditions were present, the release states. The accident remains under investigation by the Towamencin Township Police Department Traffic …
Thursday, March 1, 2012
The boy was struck by a vehicle at E. Second Street and North Broad Street on Tuesday evening
A five-year-old boy from the 600 block of Kenilworth Avenue, Lansdale, was transported to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Tuesday night after he was hit by a car on the 200 block of N. Broad Street in Lansdale. At around 8:15 p.m. Feb. 28, Lansdale Police were called for a struck pedestrian. A witness said the boy was running west across North Broad Street from the east side, police said. The driver of the striking vehicle, an 18-year-old male from the 600 block of N. Broad Street, Lansdale, was north on North Broad Street in a 2002 Toyota Prius, police said. The driver was not speeding, police said. Police said the boy had been shopping in a store with his father, when he ran out of the store and into the street. The boy's condition …