Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The woman behind the wheel of the car complained of chest pains following the accident and was taken to the hospital.
A woman was transported to Heritage Valley Sewickley hospital this morning after police said her car accelerated over a curb and crashed into a building used for storage at Shafer's Flower Shop in Sewickley. Sewickley Police Patrolman Kenneth Wolf said the woman told them she thought she had her car in reverse while attempting to park around 9 a.m. in the borough’s Green Street parking lot. Instead, police said she accelerated over the curb. “Unfortunately, she went over the fence and hit this building,” Wolf said. Police did not identify the woman. Wolf said the car knocked down the fence and traveled a few feet down a cement embankment before running head-on into a storage building behind Shafer’s Flowers at 410 Beaver St. Wolf said the …
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The 51-year-old man was trapped for nearly an hour after a forklift ran over him.
A Greensburg man was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital after being run over by a forklift Wednesday morning at a Leetsdale industrial plant. Leetsdale Police Chief James Santucci said Mark Bolen, 51, was in good condition Wednesday evening at Allegheny General Hospital following the accident. Bolen was working about 8:25 a.m at Almatis, the former Alcoa plant, when another employee operating a forklift backed up and ran over his foot, breaking his leg in several places, officials said. “His foot was entrapped under the forklift,” said Leetsdale Fire Chief Ernie Logan. It took about 42 minutes for rescue crews to get the machine off Bolen’s leg. Cochran Hose Co. and Moon Fire Rescue assisted with removing the forklift off the man. He was …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Police say a Moon Township man was taken to the hospital after being assaulted.
Sewickley police are investigating the assault of a Moon Township man who was taken to Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh for injuries he suffered from a possible attack in Sewickley. Police were advised at 4:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 by Allegheny County dispatch that a 40-year-old man was possibly assaulted at the American Legion on Chadwick Street. Valley Ambulance medics advised Moon police that the man appeared to have been assaulted. Police said both of the man’s eyes were swollen and he complained that his face hurt. Moon police couldn’t determine if the man drove home or was dropped off at his house. He was taken to Heritage Valley Sewickley hospital, where police said the man was “very confused” about where he had been …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Local police, firefighters and EMTs met with members of the public Saturday at Valley Ambulance's University Boulevard headquarters.
Emergency crews from Sewickley, Moon and Crescent stopped by Valley Ambulance's Moon headquarters Saturday in honor of National Emergency Medical Services Week. First-responders were on hand at the University Boulevard location to meet with the public, provide tours of vehicles and demonstrations of their work. Click through the gallery above to view photos from the event.
Friday, May 18, 2012
The ambulance authority will open its doors to the public on Saturday.
The public can tour Valley Ambulance Authority's University Boulevard facility this weekend and learn more about area public safety services. The event, held in honor of National Emergency Medical Services Week, will include emergency service departments from Moon, Crescent, Sewickley and Robinson. Residents can meet local EMTs and paramedics from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the authority's 3500 University Boulevard facility. The event is free to attend. Click the media in this article to view a full listing of events. Events scheduled for the day include: Throughout the day:
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Leetsdale police said wet weather played a factor in the crash.
An Ambridge woman and her infant were transported by Valley Ambulance to Heritage Valley Sewickley Hospital Thursday afternoon following a four-car crash on Route 65 in Leetsdale. Leetsdale police said Shannon Fulton of Ambridge admitted she wasn't paying attention about 2:30 p.m. when her sport utility vehicle came upon northbound 65 traffic stopped at a light near the Maruca Bridge at the Broad Street intersection. Police said Fulton tried to stop on the wet road and slid into a vehicle driven by Dennis James of Sewickley. The impact forced James's car into a vehicle driven by Dana Stewart of Sewickley, who in turn struck a fourth car driven by Sewickley resident Andrea Bezuk. None of the other drivers complained of injuries, police said…
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Quaker Valley High School is site of mock DUI crash ahead of this weekend's Homecoming activities.
Quaker Valley students received a sobering reminder Tuesday about the deadly consequences of making bad choices in their celebrations. Local police, EMS and fire personnel took part in a mock DUI crash at the high school before this weekend's homecoming festivities are set to begin. As part of her personal project presentation, high school student Vanda Freiberger worked with police, fire and emergency medical services workers to create an extremely realistic tableau for the teen audience. Students watched as six of their classmates participated in a rescue demonstration of the aftermath of a drunken-driving crash. Some students painted their faces white to represent those who have died in drug or alcohol-related crashes. Participating …