Monday, July 23, 2012
Daniel McBride's motorcycle was hit by a box truck that did not stop Saturday afternoon in Lower Makefield.
Daniel McBride was heading to his Newtown home via I-95 Saturday afternoon when the white box truck he was sharing the road with abruptly struck the rear of his 1998 Suzuki motorcycle which he recently restored. The 27-year-old and his bike went off the concrete ramp on I-95 that leads to the Newtown Bypass; he slid about 20 feet across the ground and landed in path of oncoming traffic. Thankfully, the motorists who were coming up the off ramp and up toward the Newtown Bypass stopped. The driver of the white box truck that state troopers say caused the accident did not. Daniel McBride’s mother, Kelly, said on Monday that she is just happy her son suffered only minor injuries. She adds that she is understandably upset that the driver of …
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
Memorial for crash victims grows at the scene of the crash in Upper Southampton.
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- Tom Sofield
Tuesday, July 10, 2012
The victims of Saturday evening’s motorcycle vs. car crash at Street Road and Knowles Avenue in Upper Southampton were identified as John “Jack” Edel, 52, of the Trevose section of Lower Southampton, and Ellen Kelly, 50, of Penndel. Both were Neshaminy School District employees and had children. Related: Police: Motorcycle Struck Car in Fatal Street Road Accident Two Dead After Street Road Motorcycle Crash
Monday, July 2, 2012
The two people killed were both Neshaminy School District employees and had children.
Monday, 1:21 p.m.: The victims of Saturday evening’s motorcycle vs. car crash at Street Road and Knowles Avenue in Upper Southampton have been identified as John “Jack” Edel, 52, of the Trevose section of Lower Southampton, and Ellen Kelly, 50, of Penndel. Edel, who was pronounced dead shortly after arriving by ambulance at Abington Memorial Hospital, was driving the black and metallic colored Yamaha motorcycle. Kelly, the passenger, was flung from the bike and was pronounced dead at the scene, police reported in a release. Both of the victims were wearing helmets, Detective Craig Rudisill confirmed. Police said a preliminary investigation revealed the bike was traveling eastbound on Street Road when it struck the front of a light colored …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Friends of Kyle Schwab are fundraising to help his family with funeral costs.
Trevose resident and son of a Bensalem police officer Kyle Schwab was tragically killed Friday, April 6 in a wreck involving his motorcycle on Street Road in Upper Southampton. Now his friends are honoring his memory while raising funds for Schwab's family. According to a flyer posted in the Trevose Starbucks on Horizon Boulevard, Schwab's friends are selling Kyle Schwab Memorial Wristbands for $5 each to help his family with funeral expenses. To purchase a wristband, go to Pay Pal and send $5 to seller Minnie61@aol.com. According to the flyer, the wristband will be mailed in five to seven days. Schwab's friends are also holding a happy hour fundraiser at Kildares in Manayunk Saturday, April 14. A portion of the $20 entrance fee will also …