Hit-and-run

The search continues for the SUV driver who plowed into a little girl on a bike in Olney Monday night and then sped off, leaving her seriously injured.
Philadelphia Police Department
Ian Bush
September 11, 2018 - 3:39 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The search continues for the SUV driver who plowed into a little girl on a bike in Olney Monday night and then sped off, leaving her seriously injured. Authorities have located the car as of Tuesday night, but the whereabouts of the driver are unknown. Police are...
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Anthony Woods
Bucks County District Attorney's Office
Mike Dougherty
August 28, 2018 - 7:33 pm
FALLS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Bucks County man is behind bars in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Falls Township last week. Authorities say 41-year-old Anthony Woods was aggravated by a slow driver and when he went to pass the car illegally, he struck 70-year-old Emmanuel Weintraub...
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Accident Investigation Division is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the below vehicle (currently unknown make/model) and its occupants.
Philadelphia Police Department
Mark Abrams
August 22, 2018 - 2:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia police are asking the public for help in solving a month-old fatal hit-and-run crash that claimed the life of a West Philadelphia man. And they're offering a cash reward hoping to general tips. Police Captain Mark Overwise of the Accident Investigation...
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A photo of the car involved in a hit and run on Tuesday night.
Falls Township Police Department
Dan Wing
August 22, 2018 - 8:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Police in lower Bucks County are searching for the driver of a vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run Tuesday night. Falls Township Police say the 70-year-old victim had just left JoJo's ice cream shop in Levittown. He was struck by a sedan shortly after 9 p.m. as he...
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L.I.V.E FOR KAY was created to honor 17-year-old Markaylah Walker, who was killed in a hit-and-run in 2016.
Courtesy of the Walker family
Cherri Gregg
August 16, 2018 - 9:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of pedestrians have been hit over the past several years at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Summerdale Avenue. On Saturday, the family of a girl killed by a hit-and-run driver at that intersection is hoping to raise awareness about the danger. L.I.V...
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Patrick Ivers (left) and John Palumbo
Bensalem Police Department
Kim Glovas
July 30, 2018 - 5:20 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Two men are in the Bucks County Correctional Facility after attempting to break into a number of vehicles in a Bensalem shopping center. The two suspects were spotted by a Bensalem police officer pulling on door handles of vehicles in an Acme parking lot at the...
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Philadelphia police car
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike Dougherty
June 22, 2018 - 5:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a young boy in West Philadelphia. It happened just after 4 p.m. Friday along the 5000 block of Irving Street...
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Alexa Laffkas
Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
June 19, 2018 - 8:05 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — An Exton woman was charged with a deadly hit-and-run in Norristown over Memorial Day weekend. Alexa Laffkas, 21, is accused of hitting and killing 64-year-old Clinton Rucker as he crossed Markley Street around 4 a.m. on May 27. According to charging documents,...
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