Flower Pot Destroyed in Hit-and-Run Accident

Hellertown police say one of the decorative flower pots purchased for downtown street corners by the Borough Business Revitalization Program was destroyed by a motorist in an April hit-and-run accident.

One of the purchased by the to help beautify Main Street in the borough's downtown was destroyed in an April 5 or April 6 hit-and-run accident, borough police said in an April 26 press release.

According to police, the flower pot that was struck was located at the corner of Main and Depot streets.

Sometime between 11pm April 5 and 2:16am April 6 a motorist apparently ran over the curb and struck the decorative planter.

"The flower pot was completely destroyed," police said.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Hellertown Police Department at 610-838-7040 or 610-759-2200.

Lee Eisenhart May 09, 2012 at 01:12 AM
i find it hard to understand that a flower getting hit makes the news but a hit and run on christmas night does not, just makes me wonder where the prioties are with this police dept. l.a.eisenhart


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