November 21, 1990 |
It took 40 wheels (count 'em!) to keep this convoy rollin' yesterday along Kelly Drive near the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Enjoying the brisk afternoon were (at their request, first names only) adults (from left) Eva, Viletta, Kasla and Mariola with (also from left) twins David and Deborah, twins Robert and Jillian, Natalie and Winnie.
January 16, 2012
Kelly Drive was closed for nearly three hours Monday afternoon following a two-car crash that killed two people and left a third in critical condition, authorities said. Fire rescue crews were dispatched at 2:52 p.m. to the scene of the accident at Kelly and Strawberry Mansion Drives, authorities said. Police said a silver Volkswagon was traveling at a high rate of speed north on Kelly Drive when it crossed the roadway and collided head-on with a green Toyota Sienna. The Volkswagen's driver, a 34-year-old woman, and passenger were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
May 26, 2011
A West Oak Lane man died Wednesday afternoon after crashing his Suzuki motorcycle on Kelly Drive, police said. About 1 p.m., Robert Sparrow, 36, of the 1600 block of 68th Avenue, lost control of his motorcycle while trying to make a right turn from a northbound lane at Brewery Hill Drive. Sparrow, who was riding with a 25-year-old female passenger, struck a car and then a stone wall. - Mike Newall
September 30, 2010 |
Three people were taken to a hospital following a four-car pile up in the Kelly Drive near the Schuylkill reviewing stands this morning, officials said. The weather is believed to have been a factor in the crash involving three cars and a taxi, police said. The Fire Department said three people were taken to Hahnemann University Hospital following the 9:45 pileup for treatment of injuries that were not considered life threatening. The crash snarled traffic in the area for some time.
August 26, 1994 |
While Philadelphia police finished notifying relatives of three people killed Wednesday night in a two-car crash on Kelly Drive, accident investigators continued yesterday to seek the cause of the grinding collision. The vehicles, a sporty 1991 Nissan 300 ZX and a sleek 1966 Shelby Cobra, struck each other almost head-on about a half mile north of Hunting Park Avenue. Killed were Dale A. Bluebond and his wife, Leslie M., both 32, of South Philadelphia, and Robert P. Barnes, 42, of Bala Cynwyd.
June 21, 2012 |
A 19-year-old Philadelphia man was pronounced dead just after midnight today from injuries sustained when he lost control of his Suzuki motorcycle and slammed into a tree on Kelly Drive. Philadelphia police in the Accident Investigation District say the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Kelly Drive, when it crashed about 300 feet before Fairmount Drive about 11:50 p.m. Tuesday. The driver was rushed to Hahnemann University Hospital in Center City. Police said they were not sure what caused the motorcyclist to lose control and that the accident is still under investigation.
May 12, 2010 |
Motorists will find themselves inconvenienced today at two spots in the city: a stretch of Kelly Drive just south of Roosevelt Boulevard, and an area near the South Philadelphia sports complex, including the Platt Bridge. Beginning tomorrow, another section of Kelly Drive will close for three days. At 10 a.m. today in South Philadelphia, the Law Enforcement Memorial Run will start near the Navy Yard, head north on Broad Street, turn west on Pattison Avenue, take Penrose Avenue across the Platt Bridge, continue north on Island Avenue, then go west on Bartram Avenue to the city limits.
January 17, 2012
Kelly Drive was closed for nearly three hours Monday afternoon after a two-car crash killed two people and left a third in critical condition, authorities said. Rescue crews were dispatched at 2:52 p.m. to Kelly and Strawberry Mansion Drives, authorities said. Police said a silver Volkswagen was traveling north at high speed when it crossed the roadway and collided head-on with a green Toyota Sienna. The Volkswagen's driver, a 34-year-old woman, and her passenger were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
January 18, 2012
The two people killed in a two-car crash Monday on Kelly Drive were a 34-year-old Upper Roxborough woman and her 11-year-old son, officials said Tuesday. Karen Watts and her son Quinn Fleming were pronounced dead at the scene of the 2:45 p.m. crash, authorities said. They were in a northbound silver Volkswagen that crossed the roadway near Strawberry Mansion Drive and collided head-on with a green Toyota Sienna, police said. The 61-year-old woman behind the wheel of the Toyota was reported in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.