Villanova Theft Collision (November 3, 2017) In a very unusual set of events, three women are being detained by police following their suspicion of shoplifting at a local store, fleeing a police traffic stop and then causing an injury accident in Villanova Friday afternoon.
According to a report by Daily Time News, local police were called about a merchandise theft from a St. Davis Square home furnishings store in the 2 o’clock hour on Friday. Not long after this, a grey, four-door sedan was detained at a traffic stop by a Radnor officer. The sedan fled the scene but was not pursued. Then, not long after that, local police were called with an accident report nearby.
On arrival to the accident scene on Newtown Road, was a grey four-door sedan flipped upside down that had collided with another car, injuring the driver of this car. Lying adjacent to the flipped four-door sedan were bags of merchandise and two of the three women walking around. According to a witness at the scene, the third woman fled the accident site and the witness was able to guide police in the general area she had run.
A police spokesman indicated that the two women walking around the grey sedan were taken to the hospital for evaluation, the third woman from the grey sedan was apprehended by police shortly after the accident. The driver of the other car was taken to Paoli Hospital by Radnor Fire Company ambulance with reported minor injuries but there are no other details.
The incident remains under investigation. No charges have yet been filed.
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