January 11, 2006 |
A reflector, glass from a headlight, and paint chips have been recovered from the accident scene in Mayfair where Sister Paul Mercedes Perreca was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver Monday morning. Now police need help finding the Ford pickup that hit her. "It probably has moderate front-end damage," Capt. Michael Murphy of the Accident Investigation District said of the vehicle. That includes damage to the left headlight. Police are asking anyone with information about the vehicle to call them at 215-685-3180 or 911. Meanwhile, the speaker of the Pennsylvania House, John M. Perzel, who lives in the area, is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the hit-and-run driver, said Perzel's press secretary, Beth A. Williams.
July 31, 1998 |
Police chased a pickup truck from the Cherry Hill Mall to a dead-end street yesterday afternoon following an armed robbery and apprehended two men - one of whom told investigators that he was not a getaway driver but a carjacking victim. Both men were taken into custody after a gunman robbed a shopper inside a mall men's room, then led police on a short pursuit to a nearby neighborhood, said Sgt. Edward Carney of the Cherry Hill police. Police identified the man suspected of being the gunman as Todd B. Steiger, 33, of Philadelphia.
March 20, 2015
RE: KIMBERLY Garrison's article on "Harvest of Shame": I hope your tremendous article isn't just "one and done. " I recently moved back to the East Coast after two years in California, where I would see, almost daily, those migrant workers you wrote about, gathering at pickup spots or driving a beat-up old pickup truck with too many people to safely fit in the back (if "safe" could ever be a term for anyone sitting in the back of a pickup truck),...
November 11, 2014 |
Joe Chambers was the right person with the right training at the right time. And a Philadelphia police officer could owe his life to that. About 5:20 p.m. Saturday, the 17-year-old high school senior from Ridley Park was watching an episode of Cops while visiting his sister on Tasker Street in Grays Ferry when he heard a loud bang. "I know the sound of an accident," said Chambers, who doubles as a volunteer firefighter. "I jumped right up. " When he peered out the window at the corner of 28th and Tasker Streets, he saw a police cruiser throwing sparks and leaking fluids - the result of a collision with a black pickup truck.
August 26, 1999 |
Robert H. Jacobus, 47, of Warminster, was driving north on Huntingdon Pike yesterday when, police say, he apparently ran a light at Byberry Road, was broadsided by one car, struck another, and flipped his Ford 150 pickup truck before coming to a stop. No injuries were reported.
April 25, 1997 |
Medics tend to Officer Gwendolin Montgomery, 24, injured yesterday when her police car hit a pickup truck that hit another vehicle at 25th Street and Snyder Avenue shortly after 11 a.m. She was hospitalized in stable condition.
November 19, 1989 |
DAMAGED BY THE STORM, the roof of a house lies on a pickup truck in Parkesburg. High winds blew this roof and others off homes Thursday. The truck, owned by Anne Gillespie of Parkesburg, was struck by one of the roofs from a home in the 500 block of Fourth Avenue.