PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A pregnant woman and her unborn child died after being struck by a motorcycle in Northeast Philadelphia Monday night.

According to police, the accident occurred in the northbound lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard near Lexington Avenue just before 10 p.m.

The motorcyclist, described by police as a man in his 20’s, struck the pregnant woman, who was said to be in her last trimester of pregnancy.

The victim, identified Tuesday as 28-year old Giselle Moya, was immediately rushed to Albert Einstein Medical Center, where according to officials, she and her unborn baby were pronounced dead.

Police say the motorcyclist was taken to Aria Hospital’s Torresdale Division in serious condition.

The circumstances of the accident have not been released.

Jericka Duncan reports…

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