Blakely, PA Trolley Accident, Mar 1904


Trolley at Blakely Leaves Track, Motorman Jumps

Special to The Inquirer.

SCRANTON, Pa., March 25.---Six persons were injured in a street car wreck at Blakely to-day, when a car left the tracks and ran into a telephone pole. The motorman saved himself by jumping. Those injured were:

Mrs. James Gilgallon, Archbald, hurt about head;

Mrs. Gillespie, of Peckville, head and face cut and bruised about body;

Miss Cecilia Crane, of Scranton, injured about face and body;

Alfred Boyer, of Archbald;

Mrs. George Reed, Peckville.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA 26 Mar 1904