Man ejected during crash, run over by own car: Philadelphia police

Authorities said the driver lost control, jumped the sidewalk and hit a pole, throwing him from the car.

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Monday, January 16, 2023
Man ejected during crash, run over by own car: Philadelphia police
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A man was killed along North Broad Street when he was ejected during a crash and then run over by his own car, police said.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A man in his 20s was killed along North Broad Street when he was ejected during a crash and then run over by his own car, police said.

It happened near the Temple University School of Pharmacy at Broad and Ontario streets around 12:15 a.m. Monday.

Authorities said the driver lost control, jumped the sidewalk and hit a pole, throwing him from the car.

The man was taken to the hospital but pronounced dead a short time later.

Police are continuing to investigate the crash.