1 dead, 1 injured in Kelly Drive motorcycle crash

One person is dead and another suffered head injuries after a motorcyle crash on the Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon.

May 25, 2011 2:23:30 PM PDT
One person is dead and another suffered head injuries after a motorcycle crash on the Kelly Drive in Philadelphia on Wednesday afternoon.

The crash happened around 1:00 p.m. near boat house row.

Police say a male motorcyclist lost control of his bike, hit a parked car, and then a brick wall.

When medics arrived they found two people on the roadway.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

A female passenger was taken to Hahnemann Hospital in critical condition. Kelly Drive was shut down in both directions in the area of the crash while police were on the scene.