Police: Man Is Dead Following Motorcycle Accident In Center City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — One man is dead after police say he crashed into a truck in Center City.

Authorities say the accident took place about 3 p.m. Saturday along the Ben Franklin Parkway near 17th street.

A 27-year-old male while riding his motorcycle was apparently performing “wheel stands” on his bike when he crashed into the rear of a truck.

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Officials say he was transported to Hahnemann University Hospital where he would later be pronounced dead.

The scene is being held as police investigate the crash.

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