Saturday, November 17, 2012
A 75-year-old Upper Moreland woman was walking in Hatboro when she was hit by a car.
A 75-year old Upper Moreland woman was killed when she was struck by a vehicle on Friday evening, Hatboro Police said. The crash occurred at approximately 6:16 p.m. as she was walking along North Warminster Road near Lycoming Avenue in Hatboro, according to police. Hatboro Police were dispatched to the scene and upon arrival found the woman on the side of the road after she was hit by the southbound vehicle. The driver of the vehicle, a 60-year-old Upper Moreland resident, gave consent to a blood test. The woman was transported by the Second Alarmers Rescue Squad to Abington Memorial Hospital where she was pronounced dead. No charges have been filed at this time and the incident is being jointly investigated by the Hatboro Police …
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
The youth was flown to the hospital following the afternoon crash.
A 6-year-old child sustained serious injuries after being hit by a car in the 1100 block of Horsham Road Tuesday, shortly after school let out. Horsham Police responded to the pedestrian crash at 3:39 p.m. A medical helicopter landing zone was set up near the crash site shortly after and the victim was flown to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Police said a preliminary investigation revealed that a 2011 Toyota Rav-4 was traveling west on Horsham Road and struck the child in the roadway. The operator immediately stopped at the scene and is cooperating with police. Any witnesses to this crash are asked to contact Detective Adam Dunning of the Horsham Township Police Department at 215-643-8284.
Saturday, January 28, 2012
The female was killed on Easton Road shortly before 9 p.m. on Friday.
A female was struck by a Lincoln Town Car and killed Friday night on southbound Easton Road, near the back entrance to the Horsham Corporate Center, across from Girard Avenue, police confirmed. The woman, identified as Sharon Minnick, 50, of Pottstown, suffered severe injuries shortly after 8:30 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. Police said Minnick was wearing dark-colored clothing as she attempted to cross Easton Road. An autopsy conducted Saturday morning confirmed that Minnick died of injuries sustained from the crash. Police said the driver of the Lincoln Town Car stayed at the scene and cooperated with authorities. Allen Kimmel came upon the crash moments after it happened and told Patch the driver of the …
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Former William Tennent student Scott Stevens, 24, of Warminster, was killed after being struck by a train in Upper Moreland Monday.
Scott Stevens, 24, of Warminster, was the man struck and killed by a Warminster-bound SEPTA Regional Rail train in Upper Moreland yesterday afternoon, authorities confirmed Tuesday. Stevens was walking north along the train tracks with headphones on his ears when a SEPTA train came around a curve and struck him, Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Walter Hofman said Tuesday morning. "The train operator blew the horn and slammed on the brakes but did not have enough time to stop fully," Hofman said. The coroner believes Stevens was killed instantaneously. Jerri Williams, a SEPTA spokeswoman, Monday told Patch the incident happened at around 2:30 p.m. when a southbound train was traveling underneath the overhead bridge of the Pennsylvania Turnpike…
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
The Upper Moreland man is conscious and alert following the Tuesday evening accident, Hatboro Police said.
A 57-year-old Upper Moreland man is "up and talking and is expected to survive" after being hit by two vehicles on North York Road in Hatboro Tuesday night, police said. Hatboro Police Sgt. James Petrik would not release the man's name, but said he was transported to Abington Memorial Hospital following the accident, which occurred shortly after 7 p.m. On Wednesday, Hatboro Police Chief James Gardner said the man was listed in critical condition at the hospital. Preliminary investigation determined that the man had been struck by a southbound vehicle, a Pontiac Vibe, at 21 N. York Road. The impact knocked the man into the northbound lane, where he was struck by a Toyota Rav 4, Petrik said. Petrik said neither of the drivers have been cited…
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Coroner rules a 31-year-old Hatboro woman committed suicide.
A 31-year-old woman was struck by a SEPTA commuter train in Hatboro, near where a Warrington man committed suicide early Saturday following a double-murder, officials said. Montgomery County coroner Dr. Walter I. Hofman ruled that the woman, who he identified Wednesday as Amber Witkowsky, of Hatboro, committed suicide. Hofman said her autopsy revealed that she died of multiple injuries related to being hit by the train. Hatboro Police Chief James Gardner said Witkowsky was struck and killed by a southbound SEPTA commuter train along the railroad tracks between Meadowbrook Avenue and East Montgomery Avenue at about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday. Despite the close proximity, Gardner said "there is no indication" that the woman's death was in any way …