FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JUNE 7, 2013
On June 6, 2013 at approximately 2226 hours a report of a hit and run crash involving 2 pedestrians was received in the 300 Block of Broadway. Two individuals, a 21 year old male and 18 year old female, were struck by a SUV which then fled the area. Both individuals suffered serious injuries and were transported to St Lukes University Hospital in Fountain Hill for treatment.
Officers located a vehicle matching the description of the hit and run vehicle in the area of the 700 block Dakotah St. The vehicle had substantial front end damage.
Through further investigation Officers identified the operator of the vehicle as Willie Brickhouse, 61 Year Old Male. Brickhouse was arrested and charged with 2 counts of Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injury. He was arraigned before Magesterial District Judge Hawk and committed to Northampton County Prison on $10,000 bail.
Anyone who witnessed or anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call Bethlehem Police Officer David Horvath at 610-865-7187.