A Bristol Township car accident involving a single vehicle claimed the life of a Harry S. Truman High School junior after he lost control of his vehicle. The incident took place at approximately 6:45 PM on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, along Emilie Road.
According to police, the driver of a 2002 Acura RSX was traveling eastbound along Emilie Road when he lost control of his vehicle. He crossed over the opposing lane where his vehicle went up a grass shoulder and slammed into a tree. The crash occurred between Indian Creek Place and Golden Turn.
The victim has been identified as Eddie Brodecki, 17, of Levittown. Unfortunately, Mr. Brodecki, a member of his school’s varsity baseball team, lost his life in the accident.
Initial reports indicate that no one else was involved or injured in the collision. Emilie Road was closed for approximately four hours as crews investigated and cleaned up the accident scene.
The fatal Bristol Township car accident is still under investigation by local authorities. There was no immediate indication as to what caused the young man to lose control of his vehicle.
This is a tragic accident, and we extend our thoughts and condolences to the victim’s family and friends during this difficult time.