Photo(s) of the Day: September 27
Thursday, September 27, 2012
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, July 2, 2012
The two people killed were both Neshaminy School District employees and had children.
Monday, 1:21 p.m.: The victims of Saturday evening’s motorcycle vs. car crash at Street Road and Knowles Avenue in Upper Southampton have been identified as John “Jack” Edel, 52, of the Trevose section of Lower Southampton, and Ellen Kelly, 50, of Penndel. Edel, who was pronounced dead shortly after arriving by ambulance at Abington Memorial Hospital, was driving the black and metallic colored Yamaha motorcycle. Kelly, the passenger, was flung from the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene, police reported in a release. Both of the victims were wearing helmets, Detective Craig Rudisill confirmed. Police said a preliminary investigation revealed the bike was traveling eastbound on Street Road when it struck the front of a light colored …
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 …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
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