Accidents

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Montgomery County, Pa. Implementing Texting Option for 911 Emergency Callers

County commissioners have awarded a $100,000+ contract to begin the upgrades needed to make the 911 system compatible with texting.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/24/2015

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2 Injured After Car Slams Into Tree In Blackwood

The accident happened around 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Greentree Road and Bells Lake Drive in Blackwood.

03/24/2015

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Police: 1 Dead, 1 Injured Following Accident Involving Dirt Bike, SUV In Northeast Philadelphia

Officials say two victims were transported to Torresdale Hospital in extremely critical condition.

03/23/2015

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NJ Man Suffers Head Injury Falling Off Hood Of Moving Car

Authorities say a southern New Jersey man was injured when he fell off the hood of a moving car being driven by his friend.

03/22/2015

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Accident That Claimed Life Of Phila. Man On Section Of Appalachian Trail Prompts Words Of Caution For Hikers 

Last weekend’s death of an experienced Philadelphia hiker on a section of the Appalachian Trail in Maryland prompts a group, which oversees the trail, to remind hikers to always be aware of their surroundings.

03/22/2015

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3 Hurt In Montco Head On Crash

Authorities say three people were injured following a head on accident in New Hanover Township, Montgomery County Saturday night.

03/21/2015

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1 Reportedly Injured In East Oak Lane Accident

The accident was reported Friday night at Cheltenham Avenue and Ivinetta Road.

03/20/2015

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Police: 2 Dead Following Serious Accident On Atlantic City Expressway ID’d

New Jersey State Police say two people were pronounced dead following an accident on the Atlantic City Expressway Friday afternoon.

03/20/2015

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2 Reportedly Dead In Bucks County Accident

The accident was reported Thursday night on Old Street Road near Philmont Avenue.

03/19/2015

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Official Says Clearing Ben Franklin Bridge By AM Rush After Truck Accident Was Not Doable

John Hanson, chief executive officer of the Delaware River Port Authority, says removing the truck and its load of kiwi fruit was a huge undertaking.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/19/2015

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Cleanup Continues After Tractor Trailer Carrying Kiwis Overturns On I-676 Ramp In Old City

The accident was reported Wednesday night at the I-676 westbound ramp to North 5th Street.

03/18/2015

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No Easy Fix Seen For Plymouth Road, Closed By Worrisome Sinkhole

The bridge, which carries more than 15,000 cars a day, was shut down late last week when the shoulder started to cave in.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

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Camden Firefighter Charged With Illegally Claiming Disability Benefits While Healthy

Former Camden firefighter Shane Streater went on disability in 2010, citing two on-the-job vehicle accidents that injured his back and neck. Investigators say he was later engaging in mixed martial arts.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/18/2015

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Traffic Backed Up On I-95 North After Multi-vehicle Accident

Initially, all lanes were blocked, but one lane is now getting by.

03/18/2015

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All SB Lanes Of I-676 Reopen Following Accident In Camden

The accident was reported on I-676 southbound, south of Exit 3 – Morgan Boulevard.

03/16/2015