Anyone age 30 or older knows that kids are boneheads sometimes, particularly when a bunch of them are piled into a moving car and are plastered with drugs or alcohol or both. The result, too often, is a mixture of mangled metal, blood, gore and heartache, a totally senseless loss of life.
A 44-year-old woman was killed and her 4-year-old son injured Monday when they were struck by a car that jumped a curb along Roosevelt Boulevard.
Two vehicles were involved in an accident with a young pedestrian at a Holmesburg Wawa on Aug. 30, but neither driver bothered to wait for help to arrive. Instead, they fled the scene.
The victim was shot to death. Police discovered his body in a car on Tremont Street.
A Tacony teenager who allegedly stole his mother’s car and caused a violent wreck that claimed the life of a Bensalem Township man last month has been ordered to stand trial as an adult for murder.