Peter Meehan 27 yrs 2 sept 1900

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Peter Meehan 27 yrs 
2 sept 1900 - a on at to on car by to it HORSES TRAMPLED GIRL...
a on at to on car by to it HORSES TRAMPLED GIRL BICYCLER Rose Wilson Was Riding Ahead of a Heavy Team, the Wheels of Which Passed Over Her A pair of big bay horses attached to a furniture van of the Harrlty Storage Company, Company, 1817 Columbia avenue, and driven by Peter Meehan, aged 27 years, of 937 Percy street, knocked down and ran over Rose "Wilson, aged 16 years, of 244 South Hutchinson Hutchinson street, who was riding a wheel up Broad street near GIrard avenue last night. Rose was taken to St. Joseph's Hospital In a critical condition. Meehan says that his horses were going at ordinary speed and that he did not sea the girl, who wa3 riding on before him. In the same direction. At Poplar street he whipped up, so as to pass In front of a wagon crossing Broad. Rose was directly in froqt of the horses and was trampled under their feet. Meehan pulled up quickly, but It was too late. She sustained a broken right arm rvd left leg and general contusions of the body. At the hospital her condition Is considered critical. One of Meeban's horses became entangled with the bicycle and was bally cut. Meehan was arrested by Policeman Schmldt.of the Tenth and Thompson streets station. ia l be a

Clipped from The Philadelphia Inquirer02 Sep 1900, SunPage 2

The Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)02 Sep 1900, SunPage 2
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