April 29, 1998 |
Methacton students are taken from bus on stretchers after a collision with a pickup truck at Route 23 and Coventryville Road in Chester County yesterday. The truck driver was killed and a passenger hurt. Five of the 40 students, enroute to York County, were hospitalized.
February 10, 2014 |
The star of the Philadelphia Auto Show, which runs through next Sunday at the Convention Center, is not some sex object like the new Corvette Stingray convertible. Rather, it is a beast of burden, a practical hauler, a vehicular tool called the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck. This radically redesigned full-size pickup - the first ever to be built with a weight- and, hence, fuel-saving aluminum cab and cargo bed - is a multibillion-dollar corporate gamble that gets star billing because of the F-150's immense popularity and importance.
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]