Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Car in NoLibs

By David Chang
|  Saturday, May 10, 2014  |  Updated 3:30 PM EDT
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Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Car in NoLibs

NBC10.com

A bicyclist was struck and killed by a car In the Northern Liberties section of the city early Saturday morning.

Police say the 38-year-old man was riding his bike on Girard Avenue near 2nd Street around 2:30 a.m.

As he was riding, police say a 2012 Audi was traveling eastbound on Girard in the left lane, crossing over 2nd Street.

The bicyclist was at the end of the pedestrian trolley stop median when he suddenly darted out, according to investigators.

Police say the bicyclist was then struck by the Audi, and mounted the hood of the car before crashing into the windshield and then falling on the street.

The victim, who suffered severe head trauma, was taken to Hahnemann Hospital. He was pronounced dead at 2:51 a.m.

Investigators say the driver remained at the scene. Officials continue to investigate the accident.

Investigators have not yet released the victim's identity.
 

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