Friday, July 13, 2012
The engine and two others were there to honor a dying volunteer's last wishes.
A fire engine that became struck in the Paoli Hospital parking lot and had to be lifted out was there to honor the final wish of a dying member of the fire department. According to a statement from West Chester Fire Department Chief Dale McClure, a 25-year member of the department with terminal cancer had requested that company apparatus escort him from the hospital to a hospice care center in West Chester. The engine, from Good Will Fire Company No. 2, arrived with at least two others at the hospital around 1:30 p.m. Thursday to fulfill the firefighter's request. According to a statement from McClure, the engines began to stage in a rear parking lot near the cancer center as the member was prepared for transport in an ambulance. As the …
Monday, April 9, 2012
The accident happened early Monday morning.
A tractor trailer crashed around 1:30 a.m. Monday on the Route 30 East bypass ramp to Route 202 North. The truck was reportedly hauling potatoes. Abel Brothers Towing set up above the wreck on Route 202 and righted the truck. No immediate information about injuries or property damage was available. The crash occurred in West Whiteland Township, just past the East Whiteland border.
Monday, March 26, 2012
Three injured in two SUVs in accident on Dutton Mill Road.
Update: The two vehicles involved were a black Ford Escape, which had two adults, both of whom were able to stand and climb onto stretchers with some assistance, and a silver Jeep bearing Ohio plates. The Jeep contained a man, who suffered a shoulder injury, and a child. Police couldn't say immediately how the crash occurred, but they took statements from two witnesses. The road was closed for approximately 20 minutes. Original story continues below: Three people suffered injuries in an accident involving two SUVs in Willistown Township Monday afternoon. The crash occurred during evening rush hour at Route 926 and Dutton Mill Road. Route 926 was closed as police and emergency officials cleared the scene. Willistown police, Goshen Fire …