A 27-year old woman was killed when her toyota slammed into the rear of a flatbed tow truck around 1:30am.
Police say the woman, who resided in the city's Holmesburg section, was travelling westbound in the left lane from the Tacony-Palmyra Bridge, when she struck the GMC flat bed.
Her 2006 Toyota came to rest on its roof.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene at 1:51am.
Police have identified the woman but want to ensure proper family notification before releasing her name.
At this time, it's not clear where the woman was heading or coming from when the accident occurred.