PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say a teen dirt bike rider is dead after he lost control and went under a box truck on Thursday afternoon.
The accident happened at 3:08 p.m. in the 3800 block of Whitaker Avenue.
Police say the 18-year-old man riding the dirt bike ride was headed southbound and attempted to overtake the box truck, when he lost control and went under the box truck.
He was transported to Temple Hospital and was pronounced dead at 3:40 p.m.
The driver of the box truck was 31-year-old.