Friday, February 3, 2012
Emergency crews extricated three passengers and transported them to Abington Memorial Hospital.
First responders from Warminster, Hartsville, Northampton and Warwick cut open a four-door sedan that had crashed into the side of a tractor trailer Friday afternoon and removed three passengers, who were then transported by ambulance to Abington Memorial Hospital. The accident occurred around 1 p.m. at the intersection of Bristol and Mearns roads. The passenger car was traveling southbound on Mearns Road, collided into the westbound truck, getting stuck underneath the trailer. All three passengers were out of the vehicle by 1:30 p.m. The cause of the accident is under investigation.
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Michael Hartman, of Richboro, was charged for a 2010 car accident in Upper Makefield that killed a mother and her son.
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Carleigh Jones' funeral service will be this Friday.
The visitation and mass service for Carleigh Jones has been scheduled for Friday, according to her obituary on Fluehr Funeral Home's website. Family and friends are invited to the Joseph A. Fleuhr III Funeral Home from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mass will follow at noon at St. Andrew's in Newtown. She will be buried in the Newtown Cemetary. Jones was very involved in school, including among her activites the Golden Wings Drama Club, French Club and cheerleading. She was going into her junior year at Council Rock South. She had aspirations of becoming a fashion editor and had begun searching for colleges at SCAD in Savannah, GA this past July. She loved visiting the Philadelphia Museum of Art, where her mother serves as Facilities Project Manager, …
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
The Crash Reduction Campaign, which began in June, will continue until NTPD sees results across the township.
The results are in from the Crash Reduction Campaign's first month, and police saw a 35.3 percent reduction in accidents at the targeted intersection between May and June. The Northampton Township Police Department began its initiative to reduce crashes at the intersection of 332 and 2nd Street Pike in Richboro in June after qualifying it as the most accident-prone spot in the township. Compared to the past two years' data, township-wide crashes only increased 6.3 percent from May to June. The average for 2009 and 2010 was 28 percent, according to a police statement. "The emphasis on crash reduction prevented the expected increase in crashes during the month of June," the statement said. Officer Joseph Rosowski, a member of the Quality of …