August 12, 2016
A 37-year-old man has died from injuries suffered when he was hit by a car while crossing Route 130 in Burlington City. The victim, a Burlington City resident whose name has not been released, was struck on southbound Route 130 at Logan Avenue about 5 a.m. Tuesday, police said. The man was taken to the trauma center at Cooper University Hospital in Camden but he died a few hours later. police said. The driver of the car, a 37-year-old woman from Burlington City, remained at the scene, police said.
August 1, 2016
A pedestrian was struck and injured by a vehicle while crossing Route 73 in Maple Shade, Burlington County, Saturday morning, authorities said. At about 5 a.m., a 30-year-old man from Marydel, Md., was crossing the southbound lanes of the highway, between Fox Meadow Drive and Evergreen Circle, where there was no crosswalk, Lt. Jeffrey Hoch of the Maple Shade Police Department said. The victim suffered a broken nose, scrapes and bruises and was taken to a local hospital, where he was expected to be released Saturday afternoon, Hoch said.
July 29, 2016 |
A pedestrian was killed Tuesday night as he crossed a busy South Jersey highway in Maple Shade Township, Burlington County, police said. About 9 p.m., the man was crossing Route 73 South, between Route 38 and Regent Avenue, when he was hit by a car, Lt. Jeffrey Hoch of the Maple Shade Police Department said Wednesday. The adult male, whose name and age were not released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The man driving the car immediately stopped and cooperated with police.
July 23, 2016 |
A male pedestrian died after he was hit by a suspected drunken driver overnight in Nicetown, police said. The crash happened about 1:45 a.m. Thursday on the 4300 block of Wissahickon Avenue, police said. Authorities said officers on patrol in the area saw a white BMW stopped in the middle of the road. The car had a shattered windshield, smoke coming from the engine, heavy damage and blood on its hood. When the officers stopped to investigate, the driver told them he had hit an animal, police said.
July 17, 2016 |
A pedestrian was in critical condition after she was hit by a motorcyclist on Roosevelt Boulevard in Oxford Circle early Friday, police said. The crash happened about 3:30 a.m. when a 27-year-old man riding a red 2006 Honda CBR motorcycle in the outer left lane of the northbound Boulevard ran a red light at the intersection with Devereaux Avenue, witnesses told police. The motorcycle hit a 25-year-old woman who was walking in the south crosswalk of the Boulevard. After hitting her, the rider fell from his bike and slid into a 2013 Toyota Camry traveling west on Devereaux, driven by a 27-year-old man, police said.
July 6, 2016 |
A 37-year-old man was critically injured after being hit by a vehicle in the city's Olney section early Monday by a motorist suspected of driving under the influence, police said. The crash occurred about 1:50 a.m. at Fifth and Ruscomb Streets. The driver, a 62-year-old man, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence. His name has not yet been released. Police said he was driving his 1999 Toyota Corolla north on Fifth Street when it struck the other man, who was walking across Fifth Street.
July 2, 2016 |
A 53-year-old man was fatally struck Thursday morning on Roosevelt Boulevard by a truck whose driver is accused of being under the influence, police said. Just before 11:20 a.m., the 1997 Ford F-150 was heading south on the Boulevard at high speed when it barreled through a red light at Southampton Road in Northeast Philadelphia, police said. The truck hit a 2005 Infiniti G35, then struck the median before hitting the pedestrian. The man, whose name was not released, was taken to Aria Health-Torresdale Campus, where he was pronounced dead at 12:09 p.m. The driver of the truck, a 24-year-old man, was arrested for investigation of driving under the influence.
June 12, 2016
A man riding a motorcycle died after crashing into a building and injuring three pedestrians Friday afternoon in Bucks County, police said. About 2:15 p.m., the motorcycle was parked in the 100 block of South Main Street in New Hope. When the man started riding, he crashed into a building across the street, said Police Chief Michael V. Cummings. The man, who was not identified, was taken to St. Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, where he was pronounced dead. Three people walking on the sidewalk next to the crash suffered minor injuries.
June 2, 2016 |
A 20-year-old woman who was fatally struck by an SUV on Roosevelt Boulevard last week was identified Tuesday by police as Christelle Charles, of Clarkson Avenue in Olney. It was about 5 p.m. Friday when Charles was hit by a 2012 Chevy Equinox in the outer southbound lanes of the boulevard near Bingham Street in Olney, not far from her home. The initial investigation showed she was crossing the outer southbound lanes of the boulevard, where there was a crosswalk, but was going against a red light, police said.
May 29, 2016
A 20-year-old woman was in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle on Roosevelt Boulevard in the city's Olney section Friday afternoon, police said. The woman was struck on the southbound side of the boulevard near Bingham Street shortly before 5 p.m., police said. The woman was transported by medics to Einstein Medical Center. The southbound lanes of the boulevard at F Street were shut down for the police investigation. There was no immediate word about the driver. - Robert Moran