Pedestrian Struck on Bristol Pike

1/17/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRESS RELEASE # 25 PR 2019 002

SUBJECT:   Pedestrian Crash

LOCATION OF OCCURRENCE:    6300 blk Bristol Pike (RT 13)

CONTACT:   Lt. Ralph Johnson

SYNOPSIS:  

On Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 5:59 AM, Bristol Township Police responded to a report of a crash involving one vehicle and a pedestrian in the northbound lanes of the 6300 block of Bristol Pike (RT 13).

The preliminary investigation shows that the pedestrian was crossing Bristol Pike (RT 13) from the southbound side to the northbound side, in an area that does not have a pedestrian crossing.  The pedestrian was struck by a gold Chevy Equinox which was traveling in northbound lanes of Bristol Pike.

The victim was critically injured and was transported from the scene by Bucks County Rescue Squad to Jefferson-Torresdale Hospital for treatment. 

The victim is a fifty (50) year old male from New Jersey.  The driver of the vehicle is a thirty-five (35) year old female from Bensalem, PA.  The driver did stop at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. 

Police were assisted at the scene by the Bristol Township Fire Police.

Anyone who has information about this crash is asked to contact Officer Paul Shallcross of The Bristol Township Police Department Traffic Safety Unit at 267-812-3096.