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.
June 24, 2015 |
AFTER THE CRASH, the truck's driver seemed sincere, at least initially. He jumped out of the cab, looked over the cyclist lying broken on a North Philly street and told a witness that he would be right back, that he was only going to move his car out of traffic. But that driver, who police haven't identified, bolted after parking the 1989 Ford F-150 pickup truck he had been driving, leaving behind the man he had run down just moments earlier. The victim, identified as Julio Torres, 55, was in critical condition Tuesday night at Temple University Hospital, said Capt.
September 25, 2013 |
IT'S BEEN SPOTTED on license plates in Atlantic City and Collingdale, draped across a truck in a Kohl's parking lot and flying on poles outside homes in Montgomery and Chester counties. You can see it on the side of a building off Aramingo Avenue in Port Richmond, hanging inside an apartment near Capitolo Playground in South Philly and painted on the "Dukes of Hazzard" replica Dodge Charger cruising around Delaware County. In Camden, it's practically the official emblem for country-rock tailgate parties outside the Susquehanna Bank Center, where a concertgoer was charged this summer with bias intimidation for allegedly waving it at city residents and spewing racial slurs.
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.