Man Dies After Minivan Slams Into Center City Newsstand - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Man Dies After Minivan Slams Into Center City Newsstand

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    A crash left a minivan on a Center City sidewalk Tuesday. Three people, including the newsstand operator, were hurt and a pedestrian later died.

    (Published Wednesday, June 14, 2017)

    A minivan crashed into a newsstand and bank in Center City Philadelphia Tuesday leaving a pedestrian dead and three people -- including a man working in the newsstand -- hurt.

    The vehicle jumped the curb at 16th Street and JFK Boulevard around 11:45 a.m. after a crash involving another vehicle, fire radio said. The minivan came to rest against the BB&T bank location near the entrance to Suburban Station, breaking the front glass of the bank.

    Medics rushed a 38-year-old and 76-year-old to nearby Hahnemann Hospital where doctors initially listed both male pedestrians in stable condition, Philadelphia police said.

    On Wednesday, police announced the 76-year-old had died Tuesday night after suffering multiple injuries to his hips, legs and ankles. Investigators withheld his identity pending family notification.

    The 35-year-old operator of the newsstand suffered minor cuts and bruise, police Capt. Patrick Kelly said.

    Philadelphia Police accident investigators responded as they searched for clues. Kelly said both vehicles appeared to be traveling along 16th Street when they came into contact, forcing the minivan, driven by a 25-year-old woman, onto the sidewalk.

    A passenger in the other vehicle involved, a 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe was treated for neck pain.