Woman Dies as Stolen Vehicle Crashes in Philly - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Woman Dies as Stolen Vehicle Crashes in Philly

The man was driving along Ridge Avenue near N 31st Street just after noon when he crashed, Philadelphia police said.

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    Woman Dies After Man Driving Stolen Car Crashes Into Parked Car, Police Say

    Police say a man driving a stolen car crashed into a parked car on Ridge Avenue in Philadelphia's Strawberry Mansion neighborhood. A woman died from her injuries following the crash. We have the latest on the investigation.

    (Published Monday, April 16, 2018)

    A woman died after a man crashed a stolen car into a parked SUV in Philadelphia’s Strawberry Mansion neighborhood Monday afternoon.

    The man was driving along Ridge Avenue near N 31st Street just after noon when he crashed, Philadelphia police said.

    The woman passenger and the driver were both taken to Hahnemann Hospital where the woman died a short time later, police said. 

    The man was held a prisoner while being treated, police said.

    No word yet on what caused the wreck.

    A tow truck could be seen hauling an SUV with significant rear-end damage from the scene. The SUV belongs to the owner of a nearby eatery and wasn't occupied at the time of the crash.