Tuesday, January 22, 2013
NY Jets coach 'did not deny causing the accident' after allegedly going through red light.
New York Jets head football coach Rex Ryan told authorities he was trying “to beat the light” when he apparently caused a minor three-car crash during the evening rush hour last week in Bethlehem, Pa., police said. The accident occurred at the intersection of Wyandotte and W. Third streets, just south of the Hill-to-Hill Bridge on Jan. 14 at 6:13 p.m. One eyewitness and the driver of one of the other two cars in the crash told police they saw a 2013 red Ford Mustang, which Ryan was driving, go through a red light as it traveled west along W. Third Street, police said. Though police said the investigation remains ongoing, the partially redacted accident report Bethlehem officials released Tuesday said Ryan, a Summit resident, received a …
Monday, July 25, 2011
Police said man had fallen from motorcycle.
A man was transported to Morristown Memorial Hospital last Monday after police said he allegedly suffered from a possible broken leg and ankle and several abrasions on his arm. Police said the man was involved in a single-vehicle accident on Chestnut Street, in Bloomingdale. Police said they responded at about 6:30 p.m. when they found 49-year-old Richard McKinstry, of Bloomingdale, who had fallen with his motorcycle. Tri-boro First Aid Squad responded to the scene to transport McKinstry to the hospital.
Thursday, June 30, 2011
Police and fire officials stopped traffic Thursday afternoon at the intersection of Route 23 and Morse Avenue in Butler to investigate accident.
Traffic is moving again on Route 23 North after police and fire officials cleaned up from a two-car accident at the intersection of Route 23 and Morse Avenue, police said. According to Butler Police Capt. Ciro Chimento, the only preliminary information that was available was that two motor vehicles appeared to be involved. Fire officials from the Butler Fire Department were on the scene. Patch will have updates on this story.
Monday, January 3, 2011
Man allegedly runs red light, rear-ends another vehicle in Butler.
An accident on Route 23 North in Butler Monday afternoon caused several gallons of antifreeze to leak onto the roadway, blocking two lanes and slowing traffic in the area. Butler Police said between two and three gallons of antifreeze leaked out of a red Dodge Ram on Route 23 North, after the truck was struck by a box truck. Butler Police Capt. Ciro Chimento said the Butler Fire Department HAZMAT team was called to the scene to clean up the spill. Chimento said the accident occurred around 1:20 p.m., when a 2007 box truck, driven by Leo Schechter, 48, of Hewitt, allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of Route 23 North and Center Court, near Butler Ridge Apartments. According to Chimento, witnesses said they saw Schechter's vehicle …
Sunday, January 2, 2011
Both drivers injured after one allegedly rear-ended a parked car in Butler.
Butler Police Capt. Ciro Chimento said the driver of a vehicle that allegedly rear-ended a parked car on Hamburg Turnpike Saturday evening was charged with DWI, in addition to reckless driving, failure to maintain a lane and careless driving. Police said Shawn D. Sanicki, 22, of Oak Ridge, allegedly struck a parked car at around 6:25 p.m., which was being operated by an 18-year-old male from Wharton. The car was parked in a parking lot in front of Excelsior Lumber, Chimento said. Sgt. Scott Ricker and Patrolmen Jarred Schmiedhauser and Dimitri Clarke responded to the scene. Upon arriving at the scene, Chimento said Sanicki was found unconscious and bleeding from the head. The 18-year-old male, police said, had sustained minor injuries to …