Fatal Pedestrian Crash


At approximately 7:30 pm on Tuesday, November 26, 2019, a sixty-two-year-old male from Cheltenham Township was struck by a car as he was walking on the sidewalk along Townshipline Road in Abington.  Preliminary investigation indicates that a vehicle traveling eastbound near Forest Avenue lost control and left the roadway traveling onto the sidewalk striking the victim.  The male was transported to Abington Jefferson Health Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  An investigation into the male’s death is being conducted jointly by Abington Police and Montgomery County Detectives. The names of the victim and driver are not being released at this time.

Approved for Release by:
Deputy Chief Kelley Warner