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.

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.

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