Bicyclist struck in Kensington, driver charged with DUI

May 19, 2013 3:52:38 AM PDT
Philadelphia police are investigating a crash that critically injured a bicyclist in the city's Kensington section.

Police tell Action News that a 43-year-old male was struck by the driver of a Dodge van in the 2400 block of Frankford Avenue around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

The impact of the crash sent the bicyclist into the air. He struck the driver's side door of a parked Acura MDX.

The driver of the MDX had just parked his car and was getting out when the bicyclist struck his door.

Medics transported the bicyclist to Hahnemann Hospital with spinal cord and head injuries. He is listed in critical condition.

The driver of the van faces DUI charges.


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