Monday, December 17, 2012
No one was harmed in the incident, in which the driver of a Ford F150 lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree.
The driver of a Ford F150 skidded out in the rain and banged into a big tree on West Browning Road near the intersection of Park Avenue on Monday night. Collingswood emergency personnel responded to the scene at 8:40 p.m. Speed and weather conditions were likely culprits in the incident. No one was harmed in the single-vehicle accident and the truck airbag deployed upon impact. The driver of the F150 was the only occupant of the vehicle at the time of the crash.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A three-car pile-up on Route 130 put two drivers in the hospital with minor injuries. Police say the roadway took about an hour to clear.
The first car was stopped. The second one was slowing down. The third was going so fast that its air bag was triggered, and the collision sent two of the Monday-morning commuters to a nearby hospital for complaints of pain. Any way you slice it, that's a crummy way to start the week. Collingswood Police Chief Richard Sarlo said that officers responded to the scene of the multi-vehicle accident—Route 130 at Comly Avenue; right around the Sunoco gas station—around 8:36 a.m. December 3. The roadway was wet, "but not horribly," he said, and there were no indications that ongoing construction projects on the highway played a factor in the incident. "The driver of the first vehicle was stopped in traffic in the left lane," at the time of the …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Things could have gone a lot worse for Patrick Smith, 29, of Cherry Hill, who allegedly drove erratically into town down Cuthbert Boulevard.
A drunken driver reportedly wove across Cuthbert Boulevard all the way from Cherry Hill into Haddon Township, and then flipped his vehicle in front of a busy Haddon Avenue pub Wednesday night. Patrick Smith, 29, of Cherry Hill, struck a black Ford Explorer on Haddon Avenue in front of the Pour House at 9:07 p.m., slamming it into another parked car and flipping his own 2009 Mazda sedan in the process, said Haddon Township Police. Both vehicles were unoccupied, according to police. Although Smith was transported to Our Lady of Lourdes Medical Center in Camden, he sustained only minor injuries. There were no skid marks and thus no speed estimates available from the scene, said Haddon Township Police Capt. George Tagmire. Smith’s blood-…
Sunday, June 24, 2012
Three vehicles seemed to have been driven, one into the other, by a fourth that may not have seen that them stopped. No official police report is yet available.
A four-car traffic accident on the White Horse Pike Sunday afternoon sent two people to the hospital and two vehicles to a Runnemede tow yard. At least two of the vehicles were struck from behind at a dead stop, according to a pair of drivers at the scene. The driver of a third vehicle was transported from the scene when Patch arrived, and the apparent driver of the fourth car declined to comment. At the front of the line were Luis Moreno and his daughter Katrina, who had been traveling west on the Pike in their blue Nissan minivan. “We were going to church,” explained Katrina Moreno, 9. She stood at the side of the road in a white linen dress, clutching a small, pink shawl as she gave her account of events to police. A red light at Kings …
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Joseph Watson, III of Oaklyn was driving the Nissan van when it careened off the road. Camden County Park Police seized marijuana from the vehicle. No injuries were reported.
A runaway van veered into oncoming traffic on the White Horse Pike, crashed against a guard rail and nearly struck a small gathering of people at the edge of Newton Lake Sunday evening. Camden County spokesman Dan Keashen also confirmed to Patch that county park police confiscated a quantity of marijuana at the scene of the accident, in which no injuries were reported. At the time of publication, the driver, an unidentified 43-year-old male, was in police custody. According to eyewitness accounts, he may have fallen asleep at the wheel. "I heard 'boom!'" said Jeffrey Clark of Camden, who had been fishing for about two hours when the incident occured. "He hit a guard rail." "They said he fell asleep," added Vernon Carter, also of Camden. …