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.
July 17, 2012 |
A cabbie squatted outside his taxi and defecated onto the street in Southwest Center City Friday morning, and a homeowner who caught the incident on camera says all sorts of things have happened since — except what he's been asking for since he called the company and posted the surveillance footage on YouTube. "The only thing I've been asking since Friday is, ‘Can somebody come clean this up?'" said Thomas Van Der Grift, who owns a rowhouse on Bainbridge Street near 18th. The pavement near his house was still spotted with brown smudges Monday evening.
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.