Fatal Construction Accident

Press Release

April 13, 2018

Fatal Construction Accident

On April 13, 2018 shortly after 8:00AM the Solebury Township Police Department responded to the report of a male subject that had fallen from Bucks County Bridge #162 located on Street Road between Pidcock Creek Road and Ridge Road in Solebury Township.

Upon arrival officers located an adult male construction worker unresponsive at the base of the bridge and in the creek. The male, employed by Ettore Ventresca & Sons Inc. was working on a deck replacement project when he fell from the top bridge abutment. He sustained critical injuries from this fall. He was treated on location and transported by Central Bucks EMS to Saint Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. The male was pronounced deceased after arrival at the hospital.

Solebury Township Police Department was assisted on location by Midway Fire Company and Central Bucks EMS.

Further investigation being conducted by Solebury Township Police and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) office from Allentown, PA.

Victim identification being withheld pending notification.

Incident Date: 
Friday, April 13, 2018 - 8:02am


Bucks County Bridge #162
Street Rd
Solebury, PA