Accidents

(Three people were injured during this accident last February on Roosevelt Boulevard.  File photo)

New Federal Grant Aims To Improve Safety Along Always-Treacherous Roosevelt Blvd.

Can Roosevelt Boulevard, through Northeast Philadelphia, become a corridor that can safely meet the needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, drivers, and mass transit?

05/23/2015

(credit: Mike DeNardo)

Several People Hospitalized Following SEPTA Bus Crash In North Philly

Officials say around 2:54 p.m. a SEPTA Route 23 bus traveling south on Germantown Avenue at Tioga Street collided with another vehicle.

05/22/2015

(Photo from NJ State Police)

New N.J. State Police ‘Ghost’ Cruisers Drawing Ire and Praise

Some drivers say the department’s use of these grey-on-black vehicles amounts to entrapment.

05/22/2015

Suspect Rashan “Robert” Roberts. (credit: Philadelphia Police Department)

Lower Bail Rejected as Accused Driver Waives Hearing in North Phila. Hit-Run

Rashan Robert waived his preliminary hearing, and there are indications he is likely to plead guilty. A Temple student on her bicycle was injured.

05/22/2015

(Chef Eli Kulp, standing outside Fork restaurant, on Market Street.   Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

GoFundMe Site Set Up For Acclaimed Philly Chef Injured In Amtrak Derailment

According to the GoFundMe account, Kulp was in the first row of the second car of the train and was thrown during the crash, resulting in a “severe spinal cord injury.”

05/22/2015

Deadly train derailment in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015. (credit: CBS)

Sen. Casey Wants Congress To Quickly Fund Wider Train Safety Programs

Casey says Positive Train Control could have prevented the fatal derailment of Amtrak 188.

05/21/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Chopper 3)

NTSB Continues Amtrak Derailment Probe, Diluting Some Theories and Rumors

Investigators with the National Transportation Safety Board continue looking at several possible factors, including signals, cell phone records, work records, and more.

05/20/2015

(credit: Chopper 3)

1 Hospitalized Following School Bus Crash On Roosevelt Boulevard

Chopper 3 is over the scene of the crash in the southbound outer lanes at Fox Street.

05/20/2015

(File photo from Chopper 3)

First Lawsuits Filed Against Amtrak In Deadly Crash

Attorney Bob Mongeluzzi puts the blame on the man at the helm of Amtrak 188 and on the railroad company itself.

05/18/2015

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2 Injured In 3 Car Crash On Pa. Turnpike In Montgomery County

The accident happened around 8 a.m. on the Northeast Extension southbound at mile marker 37.5 in Salford.

05/18/2015

(Lauren Shevchek.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Bucks County Woman’s Message To Neurosurgeons: Consider Every Patient Individually

Lauren Shevchek, of Churchville, Pa., who was paralyzed in a diving accident two years ago, is addressing a symposium on spinal cord injuries at Jefferson Hospital.

05/18/2015

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Second Soldier Dies From Injuries From Humvee Crash On New Jersey Turnpike

Officials say 35-year-old Staff Sgt. Bryce Leek of LaFargeville, New York, died Thursday.

05/17/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Chopper 3)

Amtrak Ordered To Expand Speed Control System At Derail Site

Saturday’s announcement from the Federal Railroad Administration involves the automatic train control system.

05/16/2015

(Credit: Shannon Lindsay)

Driver Killed After Truck Crashes Into Montco High School

Witnesses say they watched the driver accelerate with no sign of breaking or slowing down.

05/16/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene in Bristol, Bucks County on Friday, May 15, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

1 Taken To Hospital In Bristol Accident

Chopper 3 was over the scene of the accident Friday afternoon near Veterans Highway and New Falls Road.

05/15/2015