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 11, 2016 |
A school bus carrying children on North Broad Street struck a parked pickup truck Thursday afternoon, causing both the bus and truck to jump the curb, authorities said. The accident occurred about 1:30 p.m. while the bus was heading north on the 6300 block of Broad, in Fern Rock. The bus was taking students home from St. Martin de Porres Catholic School. Tom Smith, director of government programs for the Independence Mission Schools, which runs the private K-8 school at 2300 W. Lehigh Avenue in North Philadelphia, said the bus driver had already dropped off a lot of students on its route and had 10 students left on the bus. The students ranged from 1st to 7th grades, he said.
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.