Driving motorized dirt bikes and ATVs is illegal on city streets. Mayfair resident James Ortiz ignored that law and it cost him his life on March 23, according to Philadelphia police.
More than a month after a hit and run crash claimed a 33-year-old woman’s life on the 8100 block of State Road, authorities hope that new evidence and a $4,500 reward will help them solve the case.
Philadelphia police have arrested a Levittown man whose alleged drunk-driving caused a fatal crash in Holmesburg on Jan. 21.
A drunk driver has been ordered to serve 5-1/2 to 12 years in state prison for killing a woman pedestrian outside Wissinoming Park in 2013 after the victim had pushed her longtime husband out of the vehicle’s path.
A 46-year-old woman was critically injured when she was run over by her own car late Friday afternoon outside the Klein JCC on Jamison Avenue near Red Lion Road, police said.
An early Dec. 4 traffic accident seems to have precipitated a shooting that left a 41-year-old man wounded in his left arm, police said.
A 15-year-old girl was critically injured early Dec. 3 when she was struck by a car as she was walking across Ryan Avenue near the Roosevelt Boulevard, police said.
A woman was killed and a man injured critically in a multicar crash outside of Northeast High School on Nov. 12.
Red light runners are going to do Philadelphia and 36 other municipalities across Pennsylvania a public service in the coming months as their traffic fines will pay for traffic safety improvements in those localities.