Monday, April 15, 2013
Moon and Robinson area residents were signed up to run the famous race, which was rocked by two explosions about three hours after the winners crossed the finish line.
Two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon had people carrying bloody spectators into the medical tent set up for runners, according to an Associated Press report on the Pocono Record website. "There are a lot of people down," the AP quoted one man saying. The explosions happened about three hours after the winners crossed the finish line. CNN is reporting three are people dead, including an 8-year-old boy, and 141 people are injured. A story on the Chicago Tribune website also said the explosions happened as people were cheering on those still completing the race. NBC News reported fire engines, police and emergency medical personnel were headed to the scene. An affiliate reporter told NBC News she heard two loud …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
The man's injuries are said to be non-life threatening.
A Moon Township public works employee was taken to Allegheny General this morning after cutting himself with a chainsaw. Fire Chief John Scott said the man, whom he declined to identify, cut his leg with the chainsaw just before 8 a.m. while cleaning out a retention pond on Oak Highland Drive. Scott said the man cut his leg near his knee, but was alert when rescue crews arrived. The injuries are non-life threatening.
Sunday, April 15, 2012
A motorist was killed in the two-vehicle crash, which occurred near Grant Street in Pittsburgh.
A 19-year-old Moon Township woman was injured in an Interstate 376 West crash early today that left one motorist dead. Pennsylvania State Police said a 2004 Volkswagon Jetta traveling the wrong way on the westbound Grant Street exit off Interstate 376 collided at 2 a.m. with a 2010 Hyundai Sonata traveling westbound on the interstate. State troopers said the vehicles collided head-on. A Moon Township woman, who was a passenger in the Hyundai, sustained moderate injuries in the crash. The driver of the vehicle was seriously injured but will survive, according to a statement from state police. The driver of the Volkswagon was pronounced dead after the crash at UMPC Mercy Hospital. Two other passengers in the vehicle sustained moderate …
Saturday, April 14, 2012
The woman was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital. Police say the incident is still under investigation.
A woman was flown to UMPC Mercy Friday after she was struck by a car near Beaver Grade Road. Moon Police said the woman was hit by a vehicle at 6:30 p.m. Friday at 100 Corporate Center Drive. Police found the woman, who they have not identified, on the ground. She was flown to UPMC Mercy Hospital from the scene. Her condition is unknown. Police identified the driver of the vehicle as David Ruev. Ruev remained at the scene of the crash until police arrived. He was taken to Sewickley Valley Hospital for a blood test and released. No charges have been filed and the incident is still under investigation, according to a statement from Moon Police.
Friday, February 24, 2012
Three people were taken to an area hospital after suffering minor injuries.
Three people were injured just before noon today after a two-vehicle crash on International Drive. One man sustained a minor head injury after his Hyundai Sonata collided with a Honda Civic as the vehicles exited westbound off International Drive onto Interstate 376 West. The man was transported to Heritage Valley Sewickley following the crash. Two women in the Honda were also taken to Heritage Valley after complaining of chest pains. Moon Police Cpl. Ray Gallagher said emergency officials at first thought they would have to extricate a female passenger from the Honda, but instead were able to slide her out of a door. The intersection is now open to motorists.