February 21, 2017- 2-Year-Old Hospitalized After Being Bitten In The Face By Dog
A two-year-old has been hospitalized after she was bitten in the face by a dog. The dog bite incident took place in Northeast Philadelphia. The child was transported to Torresdale hospital and it was unclear what type of breed the dog was or what led to the attack. There were no further police details about this dog attack.
January 27, 2017- Philadelphia Sheriff Involved In Elevator Accident Files Lawsuit
A Philadelphia sheriff’s sergeant was paralyzed in an elevator accident that took place at the Criminal Justice Center (CJC). An attorney for the victim filed a lawsuit against the company that operates the city’s CJC, US Facilities. His lawsuit alleges that the company failed to maintain, repair, and inspect the elevator where the accident happened. The sheriff suffered broken bones in his back. For more information about this accident and lawsuit click here.
December 22, 2016- Two People Killed After Car Slams Into A School Bus
Two people were killed on December 18, 2016, after their car slammed into the back of a school bus on Roosevelt Boulevard in North East Philadelphia. According to police, the driver of the Mercedes was going well over the 45 mph speed limit on the outer lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard, approaching Woodward Street. More information about this accident can be found on 6abc.com.
November 5th, 2016 – Fiery Accident Possibly Caused By Illegal Racing
One man was killed and two others injured in an accident involving two cars in the Bustleton neighborhood of Philadelphia. Although a full investigation has not yet been completed, at this time the police believe that the cars collided, forcing one into a utility pole, while the drivers were racing. For more information on this check out The Inquirer Daily News.