Tuesday, May 7, 2013
A vehicle allegedly ran off the road into a wooded area on Bridge Road.
A driver has been charged after an alleged DUI on Bridge Road in Perkiomen Township on April 29 just before midnight, according to the Pennsylvania State Police. According to police, a man was traveling southbound on Bridge Road near Oak Street in a BMW 328 XI in the area of Oak Street when the vehicle ran off the roadway down an embankment, into a wooded area. Police found that the driver was allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol, and he was arrested. The Pennsylvania State Police released no information regarding the driver.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
25-year-old arrested in Perkiomen Township after routine traffic stop.
Amanda Lieberum, 25, was arrested just before midnight on July 18 after a routine stop for traffic violations, according to a report from the Pennsylvania State Police. The report states that Lieberum, of Schwenksville Township, was traveling on Gravel Pike near Schoolhouse Road in Perkiomen Township in a 2008 black Honda Civic when an officer stopped her for traffic violations. After failing a field sobriety test, Lieberum was transported to the Skippack Barracks of the Pennsylvania State Police for a legal breath test, according to police. Charges will be filed in in Magisterial District Court 38-1-24 for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or a Controlled Substance, and related traffic offenses, according to the report.
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Schwenksville-area man suffered minor injury; no other people, cars involved.
A Schwenksville-area man recieved a "scratch on his hand" after his car overturned and skidded down Gravel Pike on shortly after 7 a.m. Saturday, according to Trappe EMS Capt. Paul Giannini. After "working all night," the driver fell asleep at the wheel, Pennsylvania State Trooper Krystal Dugan and Giannini said. The Nissan Sentra drifted off the road and hit a guide wire, which lifted the car and flipped it onto its roof, officials said. The car skidded several feet down the road before coming to a stop by the Perkiomen Valley High School property. There were no passengers in the car, and no other vehicles were involved in the incident. The driver will be cited for the crash, Dugan said. A portion of Gravel Pike was blocked as Perkiomen …
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
Emergency personnel and PECO were on the scene for hours as investigation and repair work ensued.
An Schwenksville man is reportedly in stable condition after being ejected from a car during a one-vehicle crash on Route 29 in Lower Frederick shortly after midnight Wednesday. According to Pennsylvania State Trooper Brian Noll, Michael Lutz, 28, was traveling south on Route 29/Gravel Pike in Lower Frederick when the car swerved off the road, hit a utility pole and then spun, throwing Lutz from the vehicle. The exact cause of the crash is unknown at this time. Lutz was the car's only occupant. Mid Atlantic 3 Medevac flew Lutz to West Reading Hospital for treatment, troopers Noll and Richard Schroeter said. The struck pole was broken, and the lines were pulled down. However, the crash didn't cause anyone in the area to lose power, police …
Monday, May 16, 2011
A Schwenksville man will face charges.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, May 16, 2011
Schwenksville resident Kenneth Gunning Lyle III is expected to turn himself in to police today after a search of his Cadillac allegedly yielded a “small amount” of marijuana, $386 in cash and drug paraphernalia, Lower Frederick police reported last week. According to the probable cause for a search warrant, Lower Frederick Police Chief Paul Maxey was traveling north on Route 29/Gravel Pike by Zieglerville Road when he “observed a black Cadillac CTS 4 … traveling southbound on Route 29 at a high rate of speed” around 11 p.m. Wednesday, May 11. Maxey activated the police car’s lights and followed the vehicle, which was moving at more than 100 mph, the report states. Concerned about the potential danger of traveling at such a high rate of …
Friday, April 29, 2011
No major injuries were reported; traffic was diverted around the scene at the intersection of Routes 73 and 29 in Schwenksville.
For more than two hours traffic was diverted around a disabling crash scene at the intersection of Routes 73 and 29 in Schwenksville today, according to a Pennsylvania State Police report. A 2009 freightliner truck tractor--driven by Darrell Scott, 54, of New York--was negotiating a left turn on Route 73/Skippack Pike when the trailer's rear "struck a concrete bridge abutment and guide rail," pulling off the rear eight tires, the report states. The vehicle "became disabled in the roadway, blocking the travel lanes," the report continues. A 2006 Subaru station wagon--driven by Brooke Martin, 30, of Gilbertsville--"was stopped in traffic waiting to turn right to travel west on Route 73 when the trailer struck the front left corner panel" of …
Friday, March 18, 2011
Two crashes were reported on state road Thursday; there were no injuries in either incident.
A Collegeville woman will be cited in connection with a two-vehicle crash on Route 29 in Perkiomen Township on Thursday afternoon. No one was injured. According to a Pennsylvania State Police report, Jennifer Ceccola, 38, driving a 2006 Honda Accord, was “on Graterford Road, (and) attempted to cross Route 29.” Wendy Sokolowski, 43, of Limerick, was driving a 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer north on Route 29 when Ceccola “pulled into (Sokolowski’s) path of travel,” according to the police report. The vehicles collided, and both were towed from the scene. Both drivers were wearing seat belts, police said. Perkiomen Township firefighters directed traffic around the vehicles, which were blocking a portion of Route 29 in front of the Gravel Pike Inn. …