Saturday, December 24, 2005

Latest Carnage

Latest Carnage

Driver's on illegal substances meant that December has been a bad month for bicyclists, pedestrians and people lying in bed

Dec. 10 - SUV kills couple asleep in bed
Police said a driver veered off Black Horse Pike in Egg Harbor Township and plowed through a wall. He was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide, drunken driving, reckless driving, leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license

Dec. 14 - Cyclist killed on Route 70
See the details in the post below

December 23 Pedestrian killed

From ABC6 - A hit and run crash on 19th Street at Hunting Park Avenue in the city's Tioga-Nicetown section Friday night. Police say a 74-year-old man was struck as he walked along the road. He died of his injuries at Temple Hospital.

Witness descriptions of the vehicle helped police catch the alleged driver in North Philadelphia. A 42-year-old man is behind bars, awaiting arraignment on charges of vehicular homicide.