Person struck on NB I-95 in Bridesburg section of Philadelphia

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Person struck on I-95: Rick Williams reports during Action News at noon on May 24, 2017. (WPVI)

A pedestrian has been struck on I-95 in the Bridesburg section of Philadelphia.

It happened before 8:30 a.m. Wednesday in the northbound lanes between the exits for Girard Avenue and the Betsy Ross Bridge.
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Watch video from Chopper 6 HD over northbound I-95 in Bridesburg after a person was struck on May 24, 2017.



Chopper 6 HD showed a yellow tarpaulin on the shoulder of the highway.

A tractor-trailer and two passenger vehicles were stopped nearby. The tractor-trailer was stopped in a traveling lane of the highway.

Police and an ambulance were on the scene.

There was no immediate word on the circumstances surrounding the incident.



Three of four northbound lanes were shut down at the scene, resulting in a long backup.

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Person struck on I-95: Tamala Edwards reports during the Action News Update at 10 a.m. on May 24, 2017.


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