Two people were killed in two separate motorcycle crashes in Philadelphia early Sunday morning.
The first crash occurred in Southwest Philadelphia at 1:45 a.m. A 54-year-old man was riding a motorcycle westbound on Passyunk Avenue when a truck crossed over the lanes and struck him.
The motorcyclist was taken to Presbyterian Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:37 a.m. The truck driver was also taken to Presbyterian Hospital in stable condition. He was later arrested for suspected DUI.
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The second crash occurred around 2:45 a.m. in the city’s Olney section. Police say the driver of a 2018 Chevy van briefly stopped at a stop sign on the 5300 block of Rising Sun Avenue and then entered the roadway. The van was then struck on the side by a motorcycle traveling northbound on Rising Sun Avenue.
The motorcyclist, a 25-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the van was not injured.
None of the victims have been identified.