Car Crash

According to a study released in April 2019 in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, even light rain significantly increases the risk of a fatal car crash.
Nick Ut/AP Photo
April 23, 2019 - 2:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new study finds that even light rain significantly increases your risk of a fatal car crash. Researchers found the wetter the roads, the deadlier they become, with rain, snow and ice increasing the risk of car crashes by 34 percent. Light rain increases the fatal car crash risk...
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Philadelphia police
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
Antionette Lee
April 22, 2019 - 6:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The two people killed in a chain reaction crash Saturday night in the Northeast section of the city have been identified and police are still looking for the driver who caused the crash. The crash happened Saturday night on Bustleton Avenue near Red Lion Road. Police...
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A car crashed into this and other houses, causing one to catch fire.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
March 27, 2019 - 10:36 am
MARCUS HOOK, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Police in Delaware County are piecing together an unusual and violent crash that happened overnight. A car went off the road and slammed into several homes. One of the houses then went up in flames. Police say a car was flying down Market Street by Laughead Avenue...
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KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
March 05, 2019 - 7:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A driver was arrested Monday afternoon after crashing into several cars at Philadelphia International Airport and then driving the wrong way on I-95, causing even more chaos. Pennsylvania State Police say 41-year-old Anthony Colabove had stopped his truck on a median...
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30-year-old David Strowhouer from Woodside Lane in Newtown Square
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
February 20, 2019 - 12:16 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsrasio) — A 30-year-old Chester County man is behind bars, charged with a deadly drunken-driving crash. Authorities say he’s been convicted of five previous DUI’s, not including this one. Investigators say David Strowhouer, from the Willistown section of Newtown Square...
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This is one of the cars involved in an accident on Street Road in Bensalem.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
February 20, 2019 - 10:34 am
UPDATED: 2:45 p.m. ___ BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bensalem Police are investigating a deadly accident on Street Road near I-95. Police say a man was hit by two cars while crossing the street early Wednesday morning. Police say around 5:30 a.m., a man was in the crosswalk on Street Road at...
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Dreamstime
Kim Glovas
February 05, 2019 - 12:32 pm
UPDATED: 2:10 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — SEPTA says a trolley accident in West Philadelphia has been cleared, and trolley traffic is no longer affected. Around 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, SEPTA's Heather Redfern said a CCT Paratransit vehicle collided with a minivan at 41st Street and Chester...
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Philadelphia Police Generic
Andrew Kramer | KYW Newsradio
Dan Wing
January 08, 2019 - 7:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — One person is dead and two others hospitalized after an SUV crashed in the city's Feltonville section late Monday night. Police officials say just before 11 p.m. the Honda first hit a utility pole on Macalester Street, then crashed into the fence that surrounds the...
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The driver of an Audi sedan lost control of his vehicle and hit an SUV moving in the opposite direction.
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
January 07, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Delaware man has been formally arraigned on three counts of homicide by vehicle in connection with a crash that killed two mummers and another person on Jan. 2. Philadelphia police have charged 29-year-old Keith Campbell of Bear, Delaware, and his bail has been set...
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Sean Learn
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
January 03, 2019 - 11:52 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Toronto man will spend four and a half to nine years in prison for a DUI crash that killed a man in Bensalem last year. Shane Learn, 49, was sentenced on homicide by vehicle DUI, aggravated assault by vehicle, and related charges, for a head-on crash in April in...
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