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New York, NY Automobile hits Trolley Car, Sept 1913

Actress Hurt When Auto Bumps Trolley

ADELE RITCHIE Is Showered With Broken Glass and Is Cut and Bruised.

New York, Sept. 30.- ADELE RITCHIE, who is Mrs. CHARLES N. BELL in private life, may be confined to her apartment for a week because of painful cuts and bruises which she received in an automobile accident here last night.

Her car struck a trolley car, the shock throwing the actress from her seat. The collision shattered the windshield and the windows of the automobile and the actress was showered with broken glass.

Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Fort Worth, TX 30 Sept 1913

article | by Dr. Radut