Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The crash caused a vehicle to become airborne and slid nearly 60 feet.
A Macungie woman is facing careless driving charges after a Friday crash on Bustard Road in Cedars, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Stephanie Ryan, 37, was traveling south on Bustard Road in a 2012 Chevrolet Cruze around 8 a.m. when she lost control of her vehicle and struck a tree stump, police said. The vehicle became airborne and then slid 56 feet into the northbound lane. Ryan was transported to Lansdale hospital with minor injuries; Source One Towing towed her vehicle. Careless driving charges are pending, according to police.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The vehicle ran into a ditch and flipped on Stump Hall Road.
A Norristown woman was charged with driving her vehicle at unsafe speeds after a crash on Stump Hall Road in Skippack Township, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Mary Moore, 31, of Norristown, was driving west on Stump Hall Road in a 2002 Honda Civic when she lost control of her vehicle and ran into a ditch and rolled over, landing on its roof in the roadway, police say. Moore was not injured, but her vehicle was towed by Source One Towing, according to police. Moore was allegedly driving at an unsafe speed at the time of the crash, and was charged for violating the Pennsylvania Vehicle Code, a police report states.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
No charges have been filed yet in the Monday afternoon crash that took the life of a 40-year-old woman while she was jogging in Limerick Township.
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Tuesday, March 5
District Attorney Risa Ferman's office has begun an investigation into a fatal crash that took the life of a 40-year-old woman on Monday. Merinda Thompson was jogging when she was struck from behind by a green Ford Focus driven by an unidentified 18-year-old man. Visit Limerick-Royersford-Spring City Patch for full coverage.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
The top-10 February stories you might have missed.
Here are the top-10 most read stories this month in the Perkiomen Valley: Husband Stalks Wife with Machete, Guns and a Valentine, Police Say - A Perkiomenville man was arrestedfor stalking his wife with weapons. Teen Airlifted in Swamp Pike Accident - A Pope John Paul II HIgh School Student was severely injured after a Feb. 8 crash. Fire Destroys Valley Forge Beef and Ale - The Trooper restaurant was destroyed on Feb. 17 after a basement explosion. PVHS Student Dies After Battle with Cystic Fibrosis - Perkiomen Valley High School junir Kayla M. Buddy lost her battle with cystic fibrosis on Jan. 30. Drunken Skippack Woman Ran Out on bar Bill, Police Say - A Parc Bistro patron was allegedly found intoxicated in the parking lot of the …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Devon T. Rosenberger, 26, of Gilbertsville, was pronounced dead Tuesday morning after a crash on Rt. 100.
A Gilbertsville man was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday morning after his vehicle collided head-on with a pick-up truck on Route 100 in Washington Township, Berks County, according to the Reading Eagle. Devon T. Rosenberger, 26, was pronounced dead at the scene after the collision caused his vehicle to burst into flames while he was trapped inside. According to reports, Rosenberger’s Subaru Legacy was driving southbound on Route 100 when it crossed over into the northbound lane, colliding with a Chevy Silverado driven by 40-year-old Keith Baker, of Pottstown. Baker sustained minor injuries as a result of the crash. For more on this story, visit the Pottstown Patch.
Friday, February 15, 2013
A meteor reportedly caused untold damage and injury to eastern Russia today when it entered the Earth's atmosphere.
Space.com is reporting that a meteor entered the Earth's atmosphere over eastern Russia over the Urals Mountains early Friday morning U.S. time and the sonic boom from the event shattered windows and caused damaged to buildings. According to Fox News, Russian officials are reporting over 400 people injured as a result of the event, primarily from broken glass shattered in the sonic boom. "I was driving to work," 36-year-old Viktor Prokofiev, a resident of Yekaterinburg, told Reuters. "It was quite dark, but it suddenly became as bright as if it was day." As of this posting, no fatalities have been reported in the event. Videos of the event have turned up all over YouTube this morning from users in the affected areas. You can view some of …
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The victims, a mother and her two children, suffered what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.
Last updated 9:10 p.m. Thursday A mother and her two young children were injured Thursday evening in a two car collision on Ridge Pike in Upper Providence Township. Officer Scott Reynolds of the Upper Providence Township Police department said the injured driver, a woman in her 20s, and her two children sustained what he described as non-life-threatening injuries. The mother and children were from "the Collegeville area," Reynolds said. Reynolds said the male driver of the second car, a 17-year-old from Lansdale, was not injured. His car was traveling westbound on Ridge Pike when he attempted to make a left turn into the Court at Upper Providence shopping plaza shortly after 6:30 p.m. His car crossed in front of the woman's vehicle, which …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Schwenksville man was allegedly driving at an unsafe speed.
An 18-year-old Schwenksville man was cited for driving his vehicle at unsafe speeds after a crash that injured one passenger on Mine Hill Road on Jan. 28, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Daulton J. Polito was traveling eastbound on Mine Hill Road approaching its intersection with Highland Ave at 9:09 a.m. when he swerved, striking a pole with his 2000 Honda Civic, police say. Lower Frederick Regional Ambulance transported a 16-year-old female passenger, of Schwenksville, to Pottstown Memorial Medical Center for minor injuries, according to police. The other passenger, 21-year-old Jeffery Limone from Trappe, was not injured. Polito was cited for driving violating vehicle code 3361 – Driving Vehicle at Safe Speed.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The accident occurred on Gravel Pike in Perkiomen Township.
A Boyertown man has been cited for careless driving after he allegedly crashed into a vehicle driven by a Collegeville woman, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. Gary Lee Urmy, of Boyertown, was traveling south on Gravel Pike in Perkiomen Township in a 2006 Ford F150 on Jan. 29 around 1 p.m., when Betty J. Hipple, of Collegeville, was waiting to make a left turn in the southbound land in her 2007 Honda Ridgeline, according to police. Urmy, 50, failed to stop, police said, which caused his vehicle to crash into Hipple’s at the 500 block of Gravel Pike. Both vehicles were damaged and Hipple was injured, according to police. Both vehicles were towed by Norm’s Save Station in Graterford, and the Perkiomen Fire Co. and Trappe …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Benjamin Kane is being charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection with the October Turnpike crash that killed West Norriton man Michael SanFelice.
According to The Times Herald, 34-year-old Benjamin Joseph Kane waived his Wednesday hearing in an Oreland district court and charges of vehicular manslaughter, aggravated assault ond others were held in connection with the Oct. 22, 2012 Turnpike crash that took the life of PennDOT worker Michael SanFelice. Kane, of West Conshohocken, is accused of crashing his truck into a work zone on the Turnpike and killing 66-year-old Michael SanFelice, of West Norriton, who was working on the scene. According to the Herald, prosecutors may argue that Kane, who was operating with a suspended license at the time of the crash, was texting on his cell phone at the time of the accident. Kane's arraignment is reportedly scheduled for March. Read more about…