Man Killed, Woman Critical After Motorcycle Collides With SUV in Northeast Philly

A collision between a Jeep and a motorcycle in Northeast Philadelphia left the bike's driver dead and his passenger critically injured, police said.

The crash happened along Grant Avenue near Academy Road at 6:44 p.m. Friday, police said.

The 33-year-old male motorcycle driver and his female passenger were rushed to Aria Torresdale Hospital for treatment. The man died a short time later, police said.

The woman, who police have yet to identify, is listed in critical condition.


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The driver and passengers in the Jeep were not injured, police said.

The Philadelphia Police Accident Investigation Division is looking into the cause of the crash.

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