Cincinnati, OH Electric Trolley Wreck, Dec 1906
THIRTY INJURED IN CINCINNATI WRECK.
ELECTRIC TROLLEY CAR RAN OFF THE TRACK.
MOTORMAN LOST CONTROL.
CAR RAN AWAY FOR FIVE BLOCKS, STRUCK A TELEGRAPH POLE AND TURNED OVER, PASSENGER USED REAR BRAKES.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Dec. 30. -- At least thirty persons were injured, one of whom, WILLIAM H. CURNAYHA, a passenger has since died, in the wreckage today of a runaway electric car on Warsaw Avenue hill.
The motorman discovered at the top of the hill that he had lost control of the car and tried to use the emergency brake, but it failed. The car ran away for five blocks, struck a telephone pole and turned over. The passengers were thrown in the mud. HIRAM LEISTER, a passenger, by operating the brake on the rear platform, reduced the speed of the car materially before it left the track.
The injured include:
J. LOWMAN, conductor, may die.
JAMES HALL, motorman.
FRANK GANZEL, may die.
MR. and MRS. JOHN HENRY.
REV. J. BENTLEY, back broken.
MISS MARTHA BALL, broken leg.
MR. and MRS. BORKEN, both unconscious at hospital.
EDNA and MARTHA LONGSDALE.
Titusville Herald Pennsylvania 1906-12-31