Category Archive for ‘Philadelphia Accident News’

Driverless Cars in 2 to 5 Years Says Google : Philly.com

DETROIT (AP) – The head of self-driving cars for Google expects real people to be using them on public roads in two to five years. Chris Urmson says the cars would still be test vehicles, and Google would collect data on how they interact with other vehicles and pedestrians. Google is working on sensors to

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Son’s death not accidental, Mom will sue police cruiser

Police officer of Franklin Township will be facing legal by the mother of a 10-year-old boy who was struck and killed by his police cruiser due to the decision not to charge made by the department. Last Monday, Michelle Harding, the mother of Matthew McCloskey released a statement that the death of her son was

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Young kid riding Montco chairlift alone fell 30 feet

Is it safe to allow a 5-year-old boy to ride a chairlift alone? Last Saturday night, the owner of a Montgomery County ski area reported that a kid of 5-years was riding a chair lift by himself when he fell 30 feet to a snowy slope below. The identity of the youngster, as well as

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Philly police officer dragged by suspect following traffic stop

Philadelphia – Last Thursday morning, an officer of the Philadelphia police sustained right-leg injury after he was dragged by a car after he tried to stop a vehicle that morning. It was about 11:30 o’clock that morning when the incident started at the Strawberry Mansion of the section located at the corner of W. Susquehanna

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Brewery Town pit bulls injured officer and others

A pit bull was loose on a torn house in Brewery St. that caused injury to a police officer in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon. Police recounted that at about1:30 o’clock that afternoon, the dog was attacking civilians and officers near Girard Ave. and 30th St. The only option of the officers was to discharge their weapons

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DUI operator guilty of vehicular homicide 

In April 2013, a man from Shrewsbury Township who fatally hit 45-years-old Rodney Miller who is Loganville Fire Chief at the I-83 exit at Glen Rock was acquitted of a third-degree murder. This week, jurors pronounced suspect Matthew Scott Diehl guilty of the following charges: (1) murder by vehicle while DUI; (2) homicide by vehicle;

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 Camden man claimed paralyzed due to police brutality 

Camden – During a June 12 arrest, a man claimed that his neck was snapped under the feet of officers. His legal counsel is demanding for the immediate release of the police video footage documenting the incident. A lawyer representing Xavier Ingram, age 21, resident of Camden, filed a case last September versus both city

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3 tractor trailers accident on Turnpike

Cranbury Twp. – An investigation is conducted by the New Jersey State Police involving an accident at the Turnpike of New Jersey in Cranbury Twp., Middlesex County. The mishap occurred just after 9:00 o’clock in Tuesday evening along the lanes of the New Jersey Turnpike north of Exit 8 going north. N. J. State Police

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Jackknifed tractor-trailer mishap along I-95 

Philadelphia City – After a tractor-trailer jackknifed on I-95, southbound, major traffic delays took place in the Center City last Monday afternoon. The mishap occurred along the Vine Street Expressway on-ramp. Nearing rush hours, crews worked hurriedly to clear the scene. As investigation is on-going, no other detail was released regarding the crash Last month

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Icy roads caused fatal deadly crash

Butler Township – A deadly crash Saturday morning had Interstate 80 in Luzerne County shut down for around 11 hours following a deadly crash but was soon reopened at around 4:00 o’clock in the afternoon. State police reported that the mishap involved a tractor trailer that lost control due to icy roads and ran off

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