Thursday, March 14, 2013
A driver and a passenger were taken to the hospital after an accident on Route 13. The Southbound lane closed at the Tyburn Road exit while the scene is investigated.
Phillyburbs.com reports that a Morrisville man has died after a car he was traveling in on Route 13 flipped over a guardrail after the Tyburn Road ramp and landed in a small creek. Rescue crews cut the driver and a passenger out of the car and sent them to the hospital with critical injuries, according to phillyburbs.com. Southbound Route 13 has been closed at the Tyburn Road exit while the accident is investigated. Northbound Route 13 remains open to traffic. Police told 6ABC News that alcohol may have been a factor in the crash. This article will be updated with more information as it becomes available.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Several accidents were reported around Lower Bucks County during Monday night's small snow system.
A fast-moving winter weather system may be to blame fore several accidents on numerous local roads Monday evening. Snow started to fall around the region shortly after dark in Bucks County and ended up dropping an inch in Feasterville, according to the National Weather Service’s Mount Holly, N.J. office. With the snow came several vehicle crashes. Just after 8 p.m., crews responded to South Flowers Mill Road and East Lincoln Highway in Middletown where a van was reported to have flipped on its side. Three people needed the assistance of fire crews from Penndel to get free, according to an alert from the Breaking News Network and emergency scanner traffic. An accident involving as many as 8 vehicles took place just a short time later in the…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Video Store on New Falls Road remains open after a pickup truck struck the building Thursday morning.
A medical emergency is believed to be the reason the driver of a maroon Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck veered across New Falls Road, hit a homeless man on a bicycle and then a building Thursday morning in Bristol Township, police said. The homeless bicyclist was struck and treated by EMTs at the scene. A friend latear took the man to the hospital for further evaluation, police Sgt. Chuck Burns said. The middle-aged man behind the wheel of the pickup suffered minor injuries from the crash and was transported by ambulance to St. Mary Medical Center, Burns said. An initial investigation revealed the truck was traveling westbound on New Falls Road when it went across the opposing lane of travel and into the shopping center. The truck struck…
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Police, fire and EMS units responded to a vehicle accident Green Lane and Emilie Road early Saturday.
A vehicle accident with injuries was reported shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday in Bristol Township. According to the Alertpage network, fire crews extricated one person from a vehicle crash at Green Lane and Emilie Road. No word on injuries was reported in the alert. Fire police closed the intersection while emergency crews worked at the scene, a reader email said. It is unclear what lead to the crash, or if the rain played a factor. Patch has placed a call to township police for more information.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
A motor vehicle accident caused delays at Five Points Wednesday.
Police, fire and EMS crews responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries at the Five Points intersection in the heart of Levittown late Wednesday morning. No serious injuries were reported, but one person was taken to St. Mary Medical Center by the Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad, Bristol Township police said. The head-on accident was attended to by firefighters from the township Fire Marshal's office and Levittown Fire Co. 2. The traffic signal at the intersection was working at the time of the crash, police said. Fire crews assisted in directing traffic at the busy intersection.
Friday, October 26, 2012
A 27-year-old former Middletown resident is being charged in connection with a deadly Falls Township crash that happened in 2011.
A 27-year-old woman charged with homicide by vehicle and involuntary manslaughter surrendered to Falls Township police Thursday. The charges against Ashley Sheridan of Perkiomenville stem from a October 2011 car accident that happened on the roadway that connects Route 1 to Route 32 (River Road/Bridge Street) in the Morrisville section of Falls. The victim, Mary McGrath, 66, of Morrisville died in June. She remained in medical care since the mid-day car crash that left her with "critical injuries," according to an affidavit of probable cause. A coroner report stated she died from “multiple injuries sustained in the motor vehicle accident.” For more news and updates about Levittown, subscribe to our free newsletter, "like" us on Facebook at…
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Patch is working to gather more detail on the accident from police.
A mutivehicle crash was reported Thursday morning in the area of Route 13 and the Levittown Parkway in Tullytown. Patch reader Heather Pone said she saw a light-colored vehicle and large truck damaged in the wreck. The truck was flipped and had caught fire. A police car, ambulance from the Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad and a tow struck can be seen at the site on the accident, according to a photograph from the scene. Patch is working to gather more details on the incident.
Monday, September 24, 2012
A pizza delivery man lost control of his red car Monday afternoon and ended up with close to 1,000 gallons of water rushing toward him.
Laura Martoccio heard a loud bang about 20 minutes before 1 p.m. on Monday. Then, her dog darted out of the rear corner room of her Long Loop Road home. When Martoccio looked outside to see what the noise caused by, she saw a red VW crashed into her above-ground pool, 1,000 gallons of water rushing out and streaming down an embankment toward the street. The driver, described as being in his 20s, was uninjured after the accident. Drugs or alcohol are not believed to be involved with the cause of the crash, Officer Mark McLeod said. Martoccio and her son, home from school due to illness, were also unhurt in the freak accident. Officers believe the driver, a pizza deliveryman, dropped a stack of brochures in his car just before the crash. …