July 11, 2013 |
A pickup truck collided with a SEPTA bus early Tuesday in West Philadelphia, injuring six people, including two young children, officials said. None of the injuries were life threatening. The operator of the pickup truck allegedly ran a red light and collided with the Route 42 bus about 1 a.m. at 62d and Spruce Streets, according to Heather Redfern, a SEPTA spokeswoman. The truck driver and five bus passengers suffered minor injuries, including two children under the age of 3, Redfern said.
April 19, 1999 |
Emergency personnel work to remove a driver from the wreckage of an accident on Route 100 between Cedarville Road and South Hanover Street, Coventry. Phillip Boyer, 20, of Boyertown, was northbound Saturday when he apparently crossed the centerline and his pickup truck was struck by another pickup, driven by Linda Eldon, 51, of Barto. She suffered minor injuries. Brian Anderson, 26, Boyer's passenger, was treated at Pottstown Hospital and released. Boyer was in guarded condition at Brandywine Hospital.
March 10, 1990 |
Ten passengers on a Route 65 SEPTA bus were slightly hurt when the bus was struck from behind by a pickup truck yesterday morning on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd, authorities said. Lower Merion Township police said the injured passengers were taken by ambulance to two nearby hospitals for treatment after the 9 a.m. accident in the curb lane of southwest bound City Avenue near 50th Street. Four men and one woman were treated at Osteopathic Medical Center in Philadelphia, and three men and two women were treated at Lankenau Hospital in Lower Merion, hospital officials said.
September 12, 2000 |
Emergency workers treat a driver who was thrown out of this pickup truck when it rolled after colliding with a car on Route 422 in Limerick, Montgomery County, yesterday. The driver, Michael Skulrak, 28, of Boyertown, was pronounced dead at Pottstown Memorial Hospital. Limerick Police were investigating the collision, which involved a car driven by a 17-year-old who may have lost control.
March 5, 2012 |
A pickup truck ran off the road and slammed into a tree on Route 70 in Southampton, Burlington County, today, killing both people inside, State Police said. They said the crash involving a Chevrolet pick up occurred around 10:50 a.m. near Burrs Mill Road and the victims were dead at the scene. The cause of the crash is under investigation and more details are expected later.
September 22, 2000 |
A former borough councilman was ordered to stand trial yesterday on charges that he used his truck to ram the police chief's pickup truck. Jay Soppick, 46, of Moir Avenue, is charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving and disorderly conduct. He is said to have rammed his pickup truck into another owned by Police Chief Joseph Clayborne on Aug. 9 while Clayborne's truck was parked in a lot next to the George Clay Fire Company. During a preliminary hearing before District Justice William Maruszczak, James Smith, a volunteer at the fire company, testified that he saw Soppick, in his truck, ram Clayborne's pickup three times before driving out of the parking lot. "I was standing next to [Clayborne's]
February 21, 1998 |
Lorenzo Sims was drunk last Saturday afternoon, toxicology tests show, when he drove 82 m.p.h. around a bend in Upper Dublin, lost control of his car, and collided with a pickup truck in a crash that killed Sims and three of his passengers not far from the Montgomery County DUI center. County Coroner Halbert E. Fillinger Jr. said yesterday that Sims, 32, of Harleysville, had a blood-alcohol content that was three times the legal limit. He added that the results would be double-checked by a private laboratory, whose findings would be available in a week or two. It also may take several weeks to receive the results of tests to detect drugs in Sims' system, Fillinger said.
June 19, 1992 |
Two people died and two others were injured in rural South Harrison Township, Gloucester County, yesterday when a pickup truck collided with a two-seat sports car carrying three teenagers, authorities said. Theresa Cabana, 16, of South Harrison, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash, said Police Officer Paul Prince. Cabana had been sitting on the lap of her friend in the front seat of a Pontiac Fiero and was thrown from the car, Prince said. Pronounced dead at Cooper Hospital-University Medical Center in Camden at 6:40 p.m. was the driver of the pickup truck, Michael Shiles, 31, of Woodstown, according to Prince.