tv Action News ABC September 26, 2014 5:00am-5:31am EDT
pumpkin's back! pumpkin is back at dunkin' donuts. enjoy all your pumpkin-y favorites like the new pumpkin creme brulee latte. >> good morning, it is 5:00 a.m. on this friday, september 26. breaking right now. >> part of the busy blue route in montgomery county is shut down as police investigate a deadly crash. >> a smoking house fire turns deadly in delaware county. >> and filling up a gas tank turns into a life-threatening situation for a woman overnight. >> let's take a look at weather with david murphy and karen rogers has the traffic situation
and the rest of the commute. >> reporter: a much nicer morning weather wise. the rain is moving away from long island up toward new england. we have patchy fog in some of the northern and western suburbs. cool to start out, 56 degrees in philadelphia. the upper 40s in allentown. close to that in reading. 52 in trenton, 5 4r in millville. a little milder down the shore. as we held out the door to get the car started tore catch the bus. 54 degrees by 6:00. 59 by 8:00 a.m. cool and clear, sunshine coming up over the horizon later on. 62 by 9:00. cool there. up close to 70 by noon. 76 by 3:00 p.m. a high of 77 probably around 3:30 or 4:00. mid 70s by 6:00 p.m. we have a lot of stuff going on this this weekend, especially the poconos where nascar takes
to the poconos speedway. i'll have the call for all of that. >> reporter: let's get to the fatal accident that's affecting your morning commute. this is the blue route northbound which is shut down between the schuylkill expressway and ridge pike. the accident happened at 2:30. you see the crews on the scene. we have a tow truck on the scene we've got police and penndot all dealing with the investigation and cleanup after this horrible accident scene shutting down the blue route northbound for a bills chunk between the schuylkill expressway and ridge pike. let's talk about some of your alternates here to deal with this closure. we can take the schuylkill expressway and the pennsylvania turnpike as one options. take the schuylkill and 202 at main street in norristown that's another way to get around or fayette street in conshohocken. the blue route northbound is closed between the schuylkill expressway and ridge pike. as we go out live to king of prussia. this is the schuylkill expressway, 422 westbound.
we've got a disabled tractor-trailer blocking two lanes here, police are assisting with this one. that's a problem, as well. an earlier accident, downed pole and wires causing a problem in montgomery county. church street, stick to fellowship road. >> an elderly woman died in a house fire in chester, delaware county. the action cam was at the scene along the 2800 block of west 10thing street. the blaze broke out at 11:30. the woman and her son became trapped. firefighters pulled the woman out of a second story bedroom she died at the scene. the red cross is finding temporary shelter for her son. investigators are looking for the cause. >> developing this morning, a freak accident left a mother in flames at a gas station in philadelphia overnight. she also critically hurt. at least there was good news
about the woman's baby. katherine scott is live outside the gas station in port richmond. good morning, katherine. >> reporter: good morning, tam, that woman remains in the hospital with third degree burns. the baby was not injured in all this. the driver remained at the scene. investigators say it's too early to know if any charges will be filed. that's where it happened the sunoco in port richmond. the cars have been towed away that were involved. the pump was knocked on its side at aramingo own is somerset. it happened around 11:30. investigators say the woman was pumping gas when a car smashed into the gas pump and knocked it over and started fire. rescue crews smashed out the back window and pulled the baby from the car. the mother was rushed to the hospital with serious burns. one man tells us he heard the sound of the crash and the tank
was down. >> reporter: one bang, that was it. by the time i got up here, like i said they were very, very, very efficient on nipping it in the bud and making sure sure it didn't escalate. >> we're hearing that the driver told investigators that she hit the gas instead of the break and that's when she lurched into the gas tank. it's very early on in the investigation and there's no word if any charges will be filed. katherine scott channel 6 "action news." >> pretty scary, thank you, katherine. >> reporter: the montgomery county murder trial of raghu yandamuri continues today following a chilling first day of testimony. else charged with killing is satyavahti venna and saanvi during a botched kidnapping.
saanvi's parents were there. the baby's father said no one should experience this. >> it's difficult they are being cross-examined by the person that murder their mother and daughter. >> raghu yandamuri seen here in a chilling video taped confession faces the death penalty if convicted. >> u.s.-led airstrikes against isis goes on. the strikes center around oil installation. they are striking at isis main source of revenue, it is thought they are making $2 million a day on oil. here at home, officials do not have any information on a possible plot to attack subways. captured isis militants told iraqi agents about a plot. eric holder announced he is resigning, but will stay on
until a new attorney general is confirmed. the county's first african-american general has served for 6 years amid controversies. he saids the people's lawyer. he said his biggest regret is passing gun safety legislation like the tragedy in newtown. >> it could be damp in spots with leaves on the ground? >> reporter: that will be a bigger issue next week when the leaves are starting to fall. nascar racing is in dover this weekend, not in the poconos. i was driving past the dover speedway and rvs were already there a week ahead. storm tracker 6 live double scan, yesterday's rain is gone. as we look outside we have a fair amount of sunshine coming up this morning over the ben franklin bridge and for now the
lights are on and looking good out there. feels cool, 56 degrees in philadelphia. 39 in allentown, 51 in rrd, bringing in that always on seven day for those of you have with hd. 54 in wilmington, 58 in sea isle city. a cool start, winds are not as strong as yesterday. as i mentioned we'll have sunshine up over the horizon. the only issue we have it doesn't show up on satellite because it's so low to the ground. there's patchy fog that developed in the northern and western suburbs in particular. slow down you have to catch that. as you head up to allentown, 76 degrees partly sunny and pleasant for those of you in the lehigh valley. looks like a good looking afternoon. down the shore a little cooler, but not bad, 70en on the boards at the height of the afternoon warming. partly sunny and nice. in the 60s most of the time. not as windy along the ocean as yesterday. in philadelphia, 77. partly sunny to mostly sunny
skies, less wind. winds running out of north at 6 to 1 miles per hour. that's not bad at all. 8:00 a.m., 59 degrees still kind of cool in through the morning rush hour. 11:00, we'll see 66. in the mid 70s through most of the arch with the high of 77 around 4:00 p.m. for the phillies 71 for the first pitch against atlanta. 64 at the end of contest. for the weekend it looks really nice, highs around 80 saturday an sunday, high pressure insuring a lot of sunshine, as well. if you're heading to dover for nascar racing. nice today for the trial, 76. 80 on saturday, 81 on sunday, lots of sunshine this weekend. the exclusive accuweather seven-day forecast we're going for a high of 77 today. looking good. sunny and warmer on saturday, high of 81 and still nice and warm on sunday with the 82-degree high. monday not a bad day, sun and clouds, 80 in case you're extending the weekend looks like there could be a shower around at night.
back to 72 with a couple of showers on tuesday, inching back up to 76 on thursday and the union is at home. a nice night for union soccer. >> we have video of a teen take a a ride -- taking a ride on the outside of a train he could face serious charges. >> this is the schuylkill expressway at the blue route, you see police on the scene ramp to the blue route westbound is closed details on how to get around the closures. >> there may be a small little wedding in venice this weekend. it has the world of o3wo
>> welcome back you're taking a live look here, this is the blue route northbound between exits 16 anticipate 18 an overnight crash about 2:00 a.m. a does an and box truck collided together an ugly crash that cost somebody their life and left somebody else seriously injured. you can see the rescue crews on the scene dealing with this and you can see it's making for traffic going slowly by. >> reporter: what we're watching live is some traffic getting by. are they just allowing the stuck traffic through, sometimes they do before they reopen the highway or officially reopened the right lane. we're seeing the right lane get by, this has been shut down
since 2:30, the blue route northbound causing problems between the be schuylkill expressway and ridge pike. a fatal accident scene involving a box truck and sedan. we're seeing a tow truck on the scene an investigation happening. we can see the right lane continues to get by on the blue route northbound. you meant to avoid the area if you can. let's go to the maps and talk about the alternates. you'll see problems continuing at this point. this is the chunk that was shut down since 2:30. now they are letting the right lane get by. if you want to avoid problems take the schuylkill expressway to the pennsylvania turnpike or the schuylkill expressway to 202 to main street in norristown or take fayette street. so a few propositions for you to deal with the closures that we're seeing this morning and the restrictions on the blue route northbound. let's take a look at visibility reports, right now we're talking about ten miles vis abbott international and much of the area. the fog is very patchy and at
this point we're seeing in reading and lancaster, .3 visibility. that's the only real weather issue affecting you though. not flying out of the philadelphia yet a problem, but something in the northwestern suburbs. something to watch as you head out early. >> investigators in boston are close to catching a teenager caught on camera train surfing. it was posted on social media on the train. police believe the teenager's friend shot the video from the train window that train surfer could face trespassing charges. >> a minivan was buried in trash after the collided with a garbage truck. the truck landed on its side spilled on the road covering the minivan. a haz/mat crew had to be called in to clean up the mess. >> washington redskins playing
on short rest gave the new york giants hope for the season. the giants force washington to turn the ball over 6 times. ely manning performed in front of the skins fans like he was in the super bowl. the giants flattened washington 45-14. the eagles face the 49ers in san francisco on sunday, join ducis and mike quick from levi stadium 11:30 sunday morning. chase utley helped the phillies build a lead over the marlin yesterday afternoon. the phillies reliever couldn't get anyone out. the loss guarantees that the phillies will finish in the last place in the nl east for the first time in 14 years. >> a new study may give women another reason to think about
>> dinosaurs are taking over part of a louisiana town. the prehistoric park features 30 creatures, there's at her -- at her tridactyl and other t-rex. >> reporter: we have a line of traffic from people who were stuck on the blue route. we're looking live in plymouth township, montgomery county. blue route northbound was shut down between the schuylkill expressway and ridge pike because of this fatal accident. now we're looking live at the
schuylkill expressway at the blue route. this ramp was closed. the police left the flares out, but traffic is moving at the schuylkill expressway and the blue route things are looking better after the terrible accident dave. >> reporter: we're starting out in the 50s across the area. we're into another cool start. we'll start out sunny. 69 by noon, 76 by 3:00 p.m. the high this afternoon will be 77 probably around 4:00 before we dip back to 74 by 6:00. so a nice warm afternoon following a cool start. in quoor heading to the airport -- if you're heading to the airport, no big travel days to our most frequently traveled destinations from orlando to chicago up and down the east coast. so clear sailing if you're heading to the airport. >> going on to "healthcheck." there may be another reason for women to watch their waistline and increased breast cancer.
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there was a selloff from tensions in the middle east to apple iphone software glitch. chrysler is recalling dodge magnums and grand cherokees. a faulty ignition switch could switch out of position and cause the air bags to shut off while driving. gas prices drop thanks to the global drop in oil prices. wendy's is banking on the popularity of barbecue. as they roll out three new items including pooled pork. yes, those are fries topped with pork. >> rescuers save a baby from a fiery death moments after a car crashes into a gas pump. >> we have brand new video in from the scene of a fire at the
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the region. 58 degrees on city avenue. getting up to 76. good weekend ahead, as well. >> much-needed rain fell in california with the state's largest wildfire continues to burn. the king fire held steady at 95,000 acres. but the cooler weather boosted containment to 355%. the fire threats 289 structures. 12 homes and 57 other structures have been destroyed. there have been 6 injuries associated with the flames. >> in the morning about buzz, fall is a great time to go to europe, less crowds cooler weather, but don't go to venice, there are reports that this weekend george clooney is getting married. there will be a wedding on saturday and big party on sunday, civil wedding on monday. so walkways in front of grand canal walkways leading to the
palace are shut down. they are saying it's for a marriage, they say they close things down for public and private effort, but a lot of things you can walk to and see will be closed or covered up with a a bunch of people with cameras. they say there are a lot of stars expected in town for the big event. >> sounds like a lot of people would like to go to venice. you might see these folks. >> you would do better looking at the pictures. >> we have a traffic alert impacting the morning commute. karen rogers is gathering details on a deadly crash in a delaware highway. >> reporter: a woman is returning home to a horrible sight. an out-of-control minivan left her without walls, "action news"
gas station leashes a woman badly burned. we're gathering details on this fiery wreck. >> crews are on the scene of a ferry fire at the jersey shore. new video and information isf a just coming in. >> "good morning america," everyone, it is 5:30 on this friday morning. lots to get to, weather and traffic with david and karen. >> reporter: good morning we're starting with a problem on the blue route. it has been closed at 2:00 a.m. because of fatal accident involving a box truck and does an. now we're looking live traffic is moving and back open 15 minutes ago. the blue route was closed between the schuylkill expressway and ridge pike. we see the right lane getting by, we have emergency workers left on the scene at this point. hopefully they will be able to clear this out shortly. it has been shut down since 2:00 a.m., now we're seeing it move. now we're switching over to the king of prussia here, this is the ramp from 422 westbound we have a disability