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Pregnant Mother Killed On Roosevelt Blvd. Identified

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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  • UpChuck

    The sad truth is ped’s crossing the Blvd place their life in jeopardy. I drive RT1 twice a day every day. Driver’s are just nuts!

  • The truth

    Why is it the m/c fault?

  • Ron Kraus

    whats to say the women dident just step out in front of the biker?

  • Joseph Harrington

    Speed Kills but so does inattention to the road. Faster MC’s kill more people yet I wonder how many people are killed because of a lack of situational awareness?

  • Joseph Harrington

    Speed kills but so does inattention to the road. Faster MC’s kill more people but I wonder how many people die because of not paying attention to the road?

  • Tired Mom

    Motorcycles are more danerous than guns. Where are the organizations against motorcycles?

    • Mr B.

      Motorcycles shouldn’t be compared to guns. As motorcycles aren’t designed to kill. They can kill if they aren’t used properly just like cars, trucks, buses, and other forms of transportation.

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