Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Royersford Police Chief Kevin Schurr released information late Tuesday night in regard to a fatal accident that occurred during rush hour in Royersford.
An investigation is still ongoing in the death of a 72-year-old man that occurred on Main Street in Royersford on Tuesday night. The accident occurred at 6:15 p.m. between 9th Avenue and Lewis Road, near Advanced Auto Parts. Royersford Police Chief Kevin Schurr said Samuel Murdock, 72, of Vincent Heights in Spring City, was coming from Royersford Veterinary Hospital, 850 Main St., after he picked up his cat. Murdock attempted to cross the street to get to the bus stop, which would have taken him back to his home in Spring City. He was struck by a 1996 Jeep Cherokee, driven by Kimberly Villanova of Schwenksville. Murdock suffered severe head trauma. Royersford Officer David Taylor reported earlier in the night that a witness/passerby …
Emergency responders were on the scene near Advanced Auto Parts in Royersford to investigate a death on Tuesday night.
A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on Main Street in Royersford on Monday night around 6:15 p.m. The accident occurred between 9th Ave. and Advanced Auto Parts. Main Street is currently closed between 9th and Lewis Road, and according to Royersford Officer David Taylor, will be closed indefinitely (for at least a few hours) as an investigation ensues. Patch arrived on scene at 6:35 p.m. to observe yellow tape blocking off a large chunk of Main Street. Royersford Fire Department was controlling traffic and Limerick, Royersford and Upper Providence police departments were on scene to investigate. Taylor confirmed a man died in the accident. He also said a passerby/witness administered CPR on the victim until emergency …
Sunday, July 31, 2011
Missed some news this week? Here's your weekly recap.
The area saw a few accidents this week, but other than that it was business as usual. Spring-Ford Area School District responded to cheating allegations made by a Pennsylvania Department of Education state audit. Local municipalities are preparing themselves for this week's National Night Out festivities. The Spring-Ford Youth Athletic League made its own preparations for the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament for 10-and-under Cal Ripken ball. The public was made aware that all local post offices will remain open, despite the United States Post Office's attempt to close a significant number of branches. The Royersford Borough Council met for a regular meeting and Montgomery County was warned of a local resident's contraction of the measles. …
Friday, July 29, 2011
Police and EMS were dispatched for a pedestrian hit by a car on Friday morning.
Royersford and Limerick police responded to a vehicle accident on Friday morning around 9:50 a.m. According to responding officer Kyle Heffernan of Royersford Police Department, one male pedestrian was hit by a vehicle and sent to the hospital. He could not release further details as he had to follow the ambulance to the hospital. The accident appeared to have occurred on N. Lewis Road and Main Street. There was at least one witness on scene along with three friends (one female, two males) of the victim. Patch will have more information as it is made available.