Woman Dead, Baby, Girl Hurt After Trolley and Car Collide

A collision between a Philadelphia trolley and a car has killed the driver and injured two children in the back of the car. NBC10's Denise Nakano is at the scene with details.

(Published Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017)

A woman died from her injuries while a baby and a young girl were hurt after a car crashed into a trolley in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia Wednesday afternoon.

The 36-year-old woman was driving a black Chevy Prism while a baby, 4 to 7 months old, and a girl, 3 to 4 years old, were in the backseat at 4:14 p.m. Police say the woman was traveling westbound on Girard Avenue when she struck a SEPTA Route 15 trolley traveling eastbound on Girard Avenue at 4th Street.

The woman was pronounced dead at 4:23 p.m. Police have not released her identity.

The baby suffered minor injuries and was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where she is currently in stable condition. She will be taken to St. Christopher's Hospital for further treatment.

The young girl suffered scratches as well as a possible concussion. She was taken to Hahnemann Hospital but officials have not yet revealed her condition.

Six passengers were on the trolley at the time of the crash though none of them were injured.

Police continue to investigate the crash.