Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Harold Horowitz pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a car vs. motorcycle accident on Street Road last October.
An 85-year-old Warminster man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, following a car accident that killed a Huntingdon Valley motorcyclist. PhillyBurbs.com reported Harold Horowitz was sentenced to eight years of probation in Bucks County Court Tuesday. He was also ordered to pay $18,345 in restitution. Shortly after the accident Warminster Police issued a statement that said Horowitz was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of Street Road when he attempted to turn right onto St. Davids Avenue, crossing the path of a group of motorcyclists. “The vehicle struck one biker, causing minor damage, then collided with a second motorcycle, sending the biker to Abington Memorial Hospital in critical condition,” according to the …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Harold Horowitz was charged with several misdemeanors Thursday after an accident that claimed the life of a Huntingdon Valley man back in October.
A Warminster man faces multiple charges following an accident that resulted in the death of a motorcyclist on Street Road last October. Eric Hammer, 27, of Huntingdon Valley, was killed after a car collided with his motorcycle at Street Road and St. Davids Avenue on October 1. Harold Horowitz, 85, was charged with several misdemeanors, including vehicular homicide, involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment, in a Warwick district court Thursday. Phillyburbs.com reports bail was set at $25,000 after Horowitz's attorney waived a preliminary hearing. A formal arraignment is scheduled for February 1.
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Information is scarce, but the crash involved two cars, including a postal van.
A two-car crash at Mearns and Bristol roads has tied up traffic Tuesday afternoon. The Warminster police department has not released any information about the accident, but an ambulance was taking away one of the drivers as reporters arrived. All sides of the intersection are open, but movement is slowed as officers manage the traffic around the damaged vehicles. The story will be updated as more information is received.
Monday, September 10, 2012
Police are investigating the accident that occurred Monday morning at the intersection of Claire and Magnolia roads.
A man and a woman were struck by a car at the intersection of Claire and Magnolia roads Monday morning, according to a release sent by the Warminster Police Department. The two pedestrians were on the road when then vehicle hit them a little after 11:30 a.m. They were taken to Abington Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said, while the driver remained on the scene. The names of the victims and the driver have been withheld while police investigate the scene.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The motorcycle and a sedan collided at Street and Newtown roads Sunday night. The operator of the bike was pronounced dead at Abington Memorial Hospital.
A Warminster resident was pronounced dead at Abington Memorial Hospital Sunday night after his motorcycle collided with a car on Street Road, near Newtown Road. According to a statement by the police, officers responded to the accident at 8:54 p.m. and found Sean Grady face down in the middle of Street Road. He was taken to Abington Memorial Hospital, but succombed to his injuries while doctors worked on him. The police department earlier announced that Street Road would be shut down tomorrow morning between Jacksonville and Centennial roads to reconstruct and investigate the accident. The second vehicle, a sedan, was located in the intersection and was operated by Aaron Matthews of Upper Southampton. There were three other occupants of …
Traffic will be blocked between Jacksonville and Centennial roads Tuesday morning as officers analyze the scene of a fatal crash that occurred late Sunday night.
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Monday, August 13, 2012
Commuters that regularly use Street Road to get to work may have to find an alternate route Tuesday morning. The Warminster Police Department has announced that the section of Street Road between Jacksonville Road and Centennial Road will be shut down starting approximately 6 a.m. Tuesday. Officers are investigating a fatal vehicle crash which occurred late Sunday evening. According to a release sent by the department, the police department will be closing that section in order to reconstruct the crash scene. This road closure will remain in effect until the crash reconstruction is complete, with estimates at anywhere from two to three hours.
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.
Saturday, December 3, 2011
An accident at Jacksonville and County Line roads sent several people to the hospital.
Police are not releasing many details on an accident that caused a VW to flip and burst into flames shortly after 9:15 p.m. Friday night. The accident occured at the intersection of County Line and Jacksonville roads, a Warminster police officer said. The VW, which had two passengers, lost control after an impact with a silver car. The VW then went several hundred feet, knocking out a cement wall, before flipping and bursting into flames near the side of the Philadelphia Macaroni Company building, witnesses told Patch. As crews worked to put the car fire out, several police and firemen rendered first aid to the passenger of the VW who has lying in the grass nearby. Three people involved in the crash were taken to the hospital, police …