It was around 1:00 p.m. when police and paramedics were called out to the intersection of Frankford and Delaware avenues.
SEPTA officials say the Route 15 trolley had pulled out of a loop when it collided with the car head-on.
The driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.
Chopper 6 was over the scene shortly after the accident, where our camera captured a vehicle partially crushed by the trolley.
There were approximately 6 or 7 passengers on the trolley at the time of the accident and one is claiming injuries.
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