Hit-and-run

KYW Newsradio
Flashpoint
July 14, 2019 - 8:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about hit-and-runs accidents in the Philadelphia region. Roughly 10% of all motor vehicle fatalities are hit-and-runs, with the City of Philadelphia receiving...
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Dreamstime
Dan Wing
July 05, 2019 - 11:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police have arrested a man in connection to a hit-and-run early Friday morning in North Philadelphia, which left a man in his late 20s in critical condition. Police say the victim was riding his bike in the area of 13th Street and Lehigh Avenue when he was hit by a...
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Kristen Johanson
June 27, 2019 - 8:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A state prosecutor will now review whether charges should be filed against a driver accused of hitting and killing an 11-year-old boy more than a year ago. The move comes after the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office declined to charge the woman. Homicide...
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Dreamstime
Justin Udo
June 27, 2019 - 4:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for the public's help as they search for the driver who hit an elderly woman and sped off, leaving her in critical condition. Shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday, police say 69-year-old Alberine Bowen was walking in the southbound lane of...
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Kristen Johanson
June 18, 2019 - 3:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The now former principal of a Philadelphia elementary school has been arrested as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run nearly two years ago. On Tuesday, he waived his preliminary hearing, and his trial will move onto a higher court. Jovan Weaver, 37, was arrested in early...
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Philadelphia Police Department
Kristen Johanson
May 29, 2019 - 3:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia man accused of rape is in custody after police say he fatally struck a woman while fleeing from police. Authorities say 36-year-old Raheem Geathers was sitting in a blue Audi at Sixth and Master streets on Tuesday when two cops from the Criminal...
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Steve Tawa
April 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While accident investigators initially thought they were looking into a fatal hit-and-run crash in West Philadelphia early Sunday, it's turned into something entirely different. Police are now looking for the driver and at least one gunman who was firing at the car...
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Molly Daly
January 15, 2019 - 7:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking for your help in tracking down the driver who hit a pedestrian in Fishtown early Sunday morning and took off. The 29-year-old victim suffered head injuries that authorities don't believe to be life-threatening. It happened on Girard...
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Dreamstime
Mike Dougherty
December 06, 2018 - 4:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Three hit and run accidents, two of them fatal, remain unsolved in Philadelphia and police are asking for help in identifying the drivers. Bile Correa was struck by a car Dec. 1 at Bustleton Avenue and Stanwood Street in Rhawnhurst. Initial reports suggested he was...
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School Bus
Dreamstime
November 21, 2018 - 9:37 pm
By Gisela Crespo, CNN (CNN) -- When a school bus driver hit a car and allegedly fled the scene, a sixth-grader who witnessed the incident told the owner who was responsible. Andrew Sipowicz, a senior at Canisius College, in Buffalo, New York, said he checked on his car on Monday after his roommate...
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