March 18, 2012
Lanaye Jones, 24, was arrested Saturday on charges of drunken driving and related offenses after she hit a bicyclist at 30th and Diamond Streets and then fled, Philadelphia police said. They said that immediately after Jones struck the bicyclist, at 6:55 a.m., witnesses called 911, and she was stopped by police in her 2000 Suzuki Esteem at 19th and York Streets. Jones, of the 100 block of West Sylvania Street, was taken to police headquarters and charged. The bicyclist, a 22-year-old man, was not immediately identified.
March 17, 2012
Lanaye Jones, 24, was arrested Saturday on charges of drunk driving and related offenses after she hit a bicyclist at the intersection of 30th and Diamond Streets and then fled from the scene, police said. They said that immediately after Jones struck the bicyclist, at 6:55 a.m, witnesses called 911, and she was stopped by police in her 2000 Suzuki Esteem at 19th and York Streets. Jones, of the 100 block of West Sylvania Street, was taken to police headquarters and charged. The bicyclist, a 22-year-old man, was not immediately identified.
November 11, 1997 |
What would fall be in these parts without leaves on the ground, expecially near one of the area's numerous college campuses? A backpacked bicyclist took an autumnal, urban sojourn alongside this rather neat pile of fallen leaves near the University of Pennsylvania Museum yesterday.
November 19, 2011
Philadelphia police have charged an Ivyland man with killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence. Brett Truskin, 22, was driving a 2011 Toyota RAV4 in the 1900 block of East Lehigh Avenue Friday evening when he struck the victim, police said. Truskin was traveling east and the bicyclist was riding west in the bike lane, police said. The car hit the bike head-on and then continued on to strike several cars - four of them parked and one occupied by a 52-year-old motorist, authorities said.
April 19, 1999 |
A bicyclist was struck and killed by a teen driver while pedaling across the White Horse Pike in the Cologne section of this Atlantic County township, authorities said yesterday. The bicyclist, Rusty Stoughton, 32, of Mays Landing, died at the scene Saturday night. The driver, Amy Nunamaker, 18, of Absecon, was taken to Atlantic City Medical Center-Mainland Division in Pomona and later released. Authorities said Stoughton was trying to cross the White Horse Pike, also known as Route 30, near Manheim Avenue about 10:15 p.m. when he was hit by Nunamaker, who was traveling east in a blue Pontiac Trans Am. Upon impact, Stoughton flipped onto the car's hood and into the windshield, Galloway Township Sgt. John Bieniakowski said.
April 8, 2011 |
A rower and a bicyclist jumped into the Schuylkill on Thursday morning and rescued two young men whose car had run into the river near Boathouse Row and sunk. "We can't swim! We can't swim!" rower Christopher DeFelice, 32, said he had heard one of the men shout. Neither man was seriously injured, but medics took them to a hospital to be examined, police said. DeFelice, a Web developer who lives in Fairmount, said he had finished his regular morning row about 9 and was about 10 yards offshore when he heard a big pop and tires screeching.
October 23, 2009 |
At first, those who work with paralegal Andre Steed had nothing but questions about how their friend and colleague ended up alone and badly injured on a busy Center City street one evening last week. Steed, 40, was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital with severe head injuries and was put into a medically induced coma to protect him from further injury. His colleagues soon learned that police on the scene of the Oct. 15 incident found no witnesses who could explain what happened.
August 11, 1992 |
Is there more to life than a "spastic fork wheelie?" Not if you ask 18-year-old stunt bicyclist Pat Marren, a Montgomery County resident who is performing at "Lollapalooza '92," a summer music and counterculture road festival. The manager and one of the founders of Team X-Isle, Marren and his crew of eight loudly dressed bicyclists (he's the one normally wearing the neon-orange shorts), skateboarders and roller bladers flip, pivot and spin with all the savage, yet orchestrated, abandon of The Flying Wallendas.
December 30, 2011 |
A BRITISH TOURIST who died in search of the perfect body, a pregnant woman and her unborn child who were beaten to death outside traffic court and a KYW traffic reporter slain by a butcher-knife-wielding bicyclist were among the city's more notorious deaths this year. Here's a look back: * Feb. 7: Tovoyia Owens, 21, was killed along with her unborn child when she was beaten to death outside of Philadelphia Traffic Court in broad daylight. Walter Williams, 26, is awaiting trial on third-degree murder charges for the beating, which was allegedly spurred on by an ongoing dispute he had with Owens' boyfriend.