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June 17, 2017

One Killed in Multi-Vehicle Accident on PA Turnpike in Bensalem

A fatal multi-vehicle crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike early this month left one man dead. According to police, the 51-year-old was driving a Honda SUV that was involved in a collision with a tractor-trailer around 3 am close to Bensalem on the westbound PA turnpike. After the accident, both vehicles pulled off to the shoulder. The driver of the SUV exited his vehicle and was struck by another car on the highway. The accident did not result in any other serious injuries, but all westbound lanes were shut down between the Willow Grove and Bensalem exits for almost seven hours. […]
June 7, 2017

Young Girl Loses Leg in Philadelphia Train Accident

An 11-year-old girl lost her right leg earlier today after she was struck by a slow-moving train along the Kingsessing section in Philadelphia. According to the Philadelphia Fire Department, the girl was hit by the train around 2 pm at Grays Avenue and 56th Street. Police say she was walking with friends along an off-limits area of the tracks when she tripped and fell under the train. The girl was dragged over 500 feet before the train was able to stop. The accident crushed her left leg and amputated her right leg. She was transported to Children’s Hospital and listed […]
May 10, 2017

Philadelphia Police Officer Charged in Fatal Off-Duty Pedestrian Accident

A Philadelphia police officer has been charged in connection with a fatal accident that occurred in January while the officer was off duty. According to police, Adam Soto, 25, a three-year veteran of the force, has been charged with felony homicide by vehicle and misdemeanor involuntary manslaughter after striking a pedestrian who died from his injuries. Soto has been suspended from the force since the incident although officials plan to formally dismiss him when his suspension expires. Soto turned himself over to Internal Affairs after an investigation. According to the police investigation, Soto was driving his personal vehicle more than […]
May 2, 2017

5-Vehicle Accident on I-476 Leaves Several Injured

Two people were injured in a five-vehicle accident that involved a tractor-trailer on I-476 southbound in Delaware County. The accident occurred around 2:45 pm on April 10 close to Paper Mill Road. Two people were trapped in their vehicles but were extricated by rescue workers. The collision occurred when a box truck collided with an SUV, forcing the SUV against a concrete barrier. Five people were injured but no fatalities were reported. Southbound lanes from Exit 3 to Exit 5 were closed on the Blue Route for several hours. According to police, one person was transported by air to the […]