April 29, 1998 |
A school bus slammed into a pickup truck early yesterday in an accident that left one man dead and seven people injured. State police at Embreeville identified the dead man as Michael Orrs, 18, of Elverson. He was driving a 1984 Datsun pickup truck with his friend Matthew Pusch, of Pottstown, to school at the Center for Arts and Technology Pickering Campus in Phoenixville when the accident took place at Route 23 and Coventryville Road. Pusch and six Methacton High School students received minor injuries in the crash.
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.
September 1, 2016 |
Five people have been charged in a shooting on the Atlantic City Expressway that left one man dead and four others – who are all now facing charges – injured. Authorities have located a third vehicle that may have been involved in the Monday afternoon shooting , though investigators are continuing to sort out what happened in the barrage of gunfire on the busy highway. The incident unfolded when shots were fired among moving vehicles on the eastbound expressway near the Garden State Parkway about 3 p.m. Monday.
July 30, 2016 |
Three people were killed in separate incidents from Wednesday through Thursday morning in the city's Nicetown, Fairhill and West Oak Lane neighborhoods, Philadelphia police said Thursday. About 4:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a report of a man down on the 3900 block of North 16th Street in Nicetown. There, they found a 26-year-old man facedown on the street, his body partly under a pickup truck. The man had been shot in his upper right back, and was pronounced dead by medics at the scene.
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.