Deadly crash closes Girard St. Bridge

December 16, 2008 3:45:19 AM PST
Police are investigating a deadly crash on the Girard Point Bridge in South Philadelphia overnight.

Officers say a car broke down mid-span and was hit from behind by a UPS truck.

The car burst into flames. The driver was taken to the hospital and later died.

The fire also damaged part of the road but all lane are open.