PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A bicyclist is dead after being struck by a car overnight in North Philadelphia.
It happened around 12 a.m. Sunday at the intersection of Ridge and Girard Avenues.READ MORE: 'This Should Not Be Happening': Man Killed, 5 Others Injured In Drive-By Shooting In Philadelphia’s Olney Neighborhood
Police say the 26-year-old biker was crossing eastbound on Girard Avenue when he was struck by a Buick Roadmaster.READ MORE: Parents Sound Off At Glassboro School District Officials Over Bus Driver Shortage
The victim suffered multiple fractures and a serious head injury. He was rushed to Hahnemann Hospital where he was pronounced dead a short time later.MORE NEWS: 2 Suspects In Custody For Deadly Beating Outside Pat's Steaks In South Philadelphia
Authorities say the driver of the vehicle remained on the scene and was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.