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 …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Police said John Edel, the operator of the motorcycle, had a blood alcohol level 2.5 times the legal limit at the time of the accident.
The Upper Southampton Police Department issued the following statement Friday afternoon: The Upper Southampton Township Police Department has concluded its investigation into traffic accident which occurred on June 30, 2012 at the intersection of Street Road and Knowles Avenue which claimed the lives of motorcycle operator John Edel and his passenger Ellen Kelly. The accident investigation revealed that John Edel disregarded a steady red traffic signal located at the intersection of Knowles Avenue while traveling on Eastbound Street Road. Witness interviews provided information that Edel entered the intersection at least two seconds after the traffic signal had changed to red. Furthermore, Edel had a blood alcohol content of…
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.
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 …
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
PennDOT reminds motorcyclists of motorcycle safety, asks all to share the road.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
With Gov. Tom Corbett’s proclamation of May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and riding season in full gear across Pennsylvania, riders are encouraged to practice motorcycle safety while all drivers are asked to share the road. “It is essential for everyone to be aware of motorcycles on the streets and highways and recognize the importance of always staying alert and practicing safe driving techniques,” said Corbett, in a release. “By working together and respecting one another while driving and riding, we can all enjoy safer roadways.” There were more than 4,000 crashes involving motorcycles on Pennsylvania roadways in 2010, resulting in 223 fatalities. The number of registered motorcycles in Pennsylvania increased in 2010 by nearly 5…