July 22, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

A man from Doylestown Township was driving with a BAC level three times above legal limit was charged last Sunday for the death of a Bedminster man and critically injuring his wife in a head-on collision Saturday night in Bedminster. According to police records, Dennis Harold Bennett, age 64 of Old Pebble Hill Road, told Pa. State Police that he was not aware what happened while he was crossing into the west lane in Block 700 at Kellers Church Road in Bedminster. At around 10:30 o’clock that evening, he hits […]

July 20, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

Philadelphia, P.A.—A two pile-ups occurred along the Pennsylvania Turnpike when the ice and snowstorms covered the area last week. At least 30 people were injured when the automobile accidents took place just after 8:00 o’clock in the morning last Friday at the eastbound lanes of the highway Emergency medical crews responded immediately and transported 30 people from the area to the Abington Memorial Hospital and Medical Center of St. Mary’s for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. According to the reports of motorists, the highways were extremely slick at the time […]

July 8, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

New Jersey – Family and friends of Ardie Fuqua will hold a prayer vigil in New Jersey. It will be recalled that the comedian was critically injured in the same highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan. On Monday night, the vigil was held in Jersey City that is Fuqua’s hometown. Doris, his mother, said that Fuqua is in good spirits and is getting three hours of physical therapy each day. But he is still being treated for brain trauma. His friends and family are praying that he will soon recover […]

July 4, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

A multi-vehicle crash in Mayfair that sent two victims to area hospitals is now under the investigation of the Police of Philadelphia. The incident took place at about 6:30 o’clock Tuesday morning at the vicinity of Rowland and Tyson Avenues. According to the police, after three vehicles collided and one overturned. Police reported that one woman, age 62 was trapped inside the topsy-turvy vehicle and had to be extricated by the emergency crew. Sustaining severe injuries, she was delivered by medics to Aria Health/Torresdale. Another injury was man of 47 […]

June 7, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

Upper Merion – At about 8:50 o’clock Wednesday morning, the Ambulance of Lafayette, Volunteer Fire Company personnel of the King of Prussia and  Ambulance and State Police of Pennsylvania responded to an emergency call. They reached Pennsylvania Turnpike and one passenger ejected after a vehicle overturned. The ejected victim was identified as 31-year-old Thomas Stieber. He was operating a Subaru Forester and traveling at a high rate of speed westward along I-276 near the Forge Valley just off the ramp when for unknown reason, he lost control of his vehicle. […]

June 6, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

Pottstown Pa. – Last fall, an elderly pedestrian in suburban Philadelphia was killed in an accident and the driver of the school bus had been sentenced to a probation for three years plus community service for 600 hours. Donna M. Engler, age 64 from Block 600 of Schultz Road, was pronounced her sentenced in the County Court of Montgomery to three years’ probation for: (1) charges of misdemeanor for unintentional manslaughter; and (2) a summary charge of careless driving that caused unintentional death in connection with crash on September 09, […]

June 4, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

State police filed criminal charges against a man from Northumberland County who was accused of operating a vehicle with suspended license and causing a crash that critically injured a teenager last year. The accused identified as 24-years-old Aaron Lee Esch, residing in Dornsife, is facing 14 counts of charges, to include – third-degree felony counts of aggravated assault with a car and causing an accident that led to injury with a suspended license. The crash occurred last December in Mifflin Twp. A Lykens teenager who was a passenger in Esch’s […]

May 21, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

As part of its continuous efforts to eliminate corruption in the troubled Traffic City Court, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office is taking on the new assignment of prosecuting traffic violations. handle the more than 500 cases daily, four city prosecutors and 10 paralegals are dispatched to take over the system wherein police officers often served in the role of prosecutor. In announcing the new proposal last week, Mayor Nutter and D.A. Seth Williams stated that the change will result to more consistent to the results of cases while offering an […]

May 19, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

As provided in the Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code, Title 75, Philadelphia Traffic Court Bench presides over and adjudicates moving citations issued within the City and County of Philadelphia. It is composed of seven judges duly elected by the populace. Included among the judges is the Administrative Judge. As of June, 2013, all Philadelphia Traffic Courts are closed and its functions will be turned over to the Philadelphia Municipal Court. New judges will be assigned and cases are currently being transferred. A new proposal was announced Monday that the Philadelphia District […]

May 15, 2014 | by Joel Kofsky | No Comments

From PennDOT news: Crash rate along  Interstate78 stretch is 71% that is way above state average while fatality rate on the highway along Greenwich Township is 41% higher. For several hours last Monday, I-78 was closed down for several hours after a fiery crash of a tractor trailer collided with a vehicle that caused a pileup on the highway eastbound just east of the Route 737 interchange in Greenwich Twp, in Berks County. It was a tragic wreck that resulted to the death of 3 people. Traffic officials had difficulty […]

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