• February 02, 2017

Motorcyclist Killed in Philadelphia, PA, SEPTA Bus Accident

Philadelphia, PA -- January 27, 2017 a man was killed as the result of an accident where his motorcycle collided with a SEPTA bus on Rising Sun Avenue.

Philadelphia Police officials say the collision occurred around 5:00 p.m. at the intersection of Rising Sun Avenue and Olney Avenue.

Preliminary investigations indicate that a 46-year-old man, whose identity hasn't been released, was traveling northbound on Rising Sun toward the intersection. As he drove through the intersection, the motorcycle and a SEPTA bus somehow crossed paths with one another. The motorcycle crashed into the side of the bus, and the rider was ejected onto the roadway.

The man was critically injured when emergency services arrived, which indicated he was somewhat responsive at the time. He was taken over to Einstein Medical Center and later died from his injuries. No other injuries were reported.

At this time, authorities have not released any more details surrounding the crash. Their investigations are ongoing.

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