Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Harold Horowitz pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a car vs. motorcycle accident on Street Road last October.
An 85-year-old Warminster man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, following a car accident that killed a Huntingdon Valley motorcyclist. PhillyBurbs.com reported Harold Horowitz was sentenced to eight years of probation in Bucks County Court Tuesday. He was also ordered to pay $18,345 in restitution. Shortly after the accident Warminster Police issued a statement that said Horowitz was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of Street Road when he attempted to turn right onto St. Davids Avenue, crossing the path of a group of motorcyclists. “The vehicle struck one biker, causing minor damage, then collided with a second motorcycle, sending the biker to Abington Memorial Hospital in critical condition,” according to the …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Enjoy some frozen yogurt this weekend and help a good cause.
Back in September 2012, Township Code Enforcement Officer Officer and Volunteer Firefighter Ken Kline was injured in an accident that left him confined to a wheelchair. Friends of Ken's have banned together to form the group "Wheels for Ken Kline." The group is attempting to help raise funds to defer the cost of a handicapped accessible vehicle, which can often run upwards of $40,000. This weekend you can help, too. “Wheels for Ken Kline” is holding a fundraiser at GoBananas in Southampton. It's easy—stop by the frozen yogurt shop anytime Saturday or Sunday and mention either "Wheels for Ken Kline" or the Southampton Fire Co. and a portion of your order will benefit the cause. The fundraiser runs all day and members of the Southampton …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
A victim was badly hurt after a wreck on Street Road near the Lower Southampton and Upper Southampton border.
A male victim was taken Abington Memorial Hospital's trauma unit late Monday night after an accident at Street and Buck roads. Lower Southampton police say the victim was riding on a two-wheeled moped-like vehicle when he was involved in an accident at the intersection. The small vehicle and an SUV made contact at the intersection and rider was injured, police said. No one in the SUV was seriously hurt. A pair of shoes and bloodied clothing sat in the eastbound lanes of Street Road, just feet away the badly damaged moped. Crews from the Feasterville Fire Company and Upper Southampton Police Department assisted at the scene. The accident and ensuing investigation closed the road from around 10:45 p.m. to midnight. The cause of the crash …
Monday, August 13, 2012
Warminster Police will close a portion of Street Road tomorrow, to reconstruct Sunday's deadly accident.
Warminster Police will shut down Street Road between Jacksonville and Centennial Roads Tuesday morning, to reconstruct a deadly car-versus-motorcycle accident that involved a driver from Southampton. Police said Aaron Matthews, of Southampton, was driving with three children in the car when the collision occurred on Street Road near Newtown Road Sunday evening. According to a statement issued by the Warminster Police Department, the motorcycle and sedan collided in the intersection just before 9 p.m. Sunday, causing "both disabling and catastrophic damage" to the vehicles and the occupant of the motorcycle. Police said the occupants of the sedan were assessed at the scene of the accident and did not require any immediate medical attention…
Thursday, August 9, 2012
A portion of Street Road will be shut down Tuesday to reconstruct the deadly Sunday evening crash.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Police are searching for the driver of a silver Cadillac who was involved in an accident on Maple Avenue near Hogeland Road Tuesday afternoon.
Police are asking for help in identifying the driver of a car involved in a traffic accident with a bicycle on Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred around 2:20 p.m. on Maple Avenue near Hogeland Road, when a newer model silver Cadillac with a slanted trunk collided with a cyclist, according to Upper Southampton Police Chief Ron MacPherson. MacPherson said the driver did stop and attempt to render aid following the accident, but was told by the cyclist that he didn't want to file a report and then both left the scene. It was only when the cyclist was located further up the road from the accident that police were contacted. MacPherson said it is important that the Cadillac’s operator information be obtained, for PADOT reporting purposes…
Saturday, June 30, 2012
A man and woman died after the wreck at Street Road and Knowles Avenue Saturday evening.
Monday, 1 p.m.: Police have released the names of the victims and more information on the accident. Click here to read more. Saturday, 10:35 p.m.: According to police a middle-aged man and woman are dead after a serious wreck involving a car and motorcycle at Street Road and Knowles Avenue. Upper Southampton Police Lt. Frank Groome said the female victim police was pronounced dead at the scene and the male victim was declared dead shortly after being taken from the crash site by paramedics. Both victims are Bucks County residents. A driver and a passenger in a Chevy Impala, which suffered heavy front-end damage, were for the most part uninjured but were taken to St. Mary Medical Center in Middletown, Groom told Patch. Both the male and …
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Rescue workers extricated a 94-year-old driver from his car after he struck a car parked in a driveway on Willopenn Drive with such force, it bounced off of the house before coming to rest approximately 40 feet from where it was originally parked.
Robert Sly said he was standing in the breezeway of his home on Willopenn Drive when he heard a rumbling noise around 1 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon. "I looked out the window from across the room to see what it was, and saw what looked like dust," he said. "Next thing I know, everything in the room was flying past me. It was like something out of the movies." When the dust settled, Sly went outside. He said could not believe what he saw. His car, originally parked in the driveway, was now some 40 feet away on the lawn, his house was smashed and a car had crashed head-on into his tree. Phillyburbs.com reports that the driver, 94-year-old Stanley Stevens, was driving an unregistered car on a suspended license when he lost control, traveled …
Friday, January 6, 2012
Marion Soltner, an 84-year-old Southampton resident, was struck while crossing Street Road shortly before 8 a.m. Friday morning.
Police Chief Ron MacPherson says the 84-year-old pedestrian who was struck by a car and then thrown to the ground while crossing Street Road in front of Harkins Autobody shortly before 8 a.m. is undergoing emergency surgery at Abington Memorial Hospital. Marion Soltner, of Cherry Lane, is fighting for her life after suffering what the chief called “life-threatening injuries” to her entire body. Soltner was struck by a green 2000 Buick Regal at around 7:47 a.m. as she crossed from the eastbound side of Street Road to the westbound sidewalk. The driver of the striking car, Kimberly Lawrence, 35, of Warminster, told police the glare from the sun caused her not to see the elderly woman until it was too late. After striking Soltner, Lawrence …
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Two people were taken by ambulance from the scene of a wreck at Street and Stump roads.
Shortly after 10 p.m. on Christmas Eve, a two vehicle accident at the intersection of Street and Stump roads sent two people to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said. The two vehicles smashed into each other and ended up on the grass in front of the Lakeside office complex. Crews from the Southampton Fire Company assisted with extricating the wounded, who were transported to the hospital by members of the Tri-Hampton Rescue Squad. Street Road was closed in both direction for a period of time as crews worked to clear the accident. Upper Southampton police were assisted by members of the Lower Southampton Police Department.