2 killed in separate motorcycle accidents in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Crashes involving motorcycles claimed two lives in different sections of Philadelphia on Thursday.

One of the crashes happened at 7:45 p.m. Thursday at 46th Street and Girard Avenue.

Police said a 41-year-old man was traveling eastbound on Girard in a pack of riders.

When he tried to change lanes, he was hit by another biker, lost control and crashed into a tree.

He was taken to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, where he later died.

Several hours earlier a motorcyclist was killed in an unrelated crash in Olney.

Police said a woman driving northbound on Rising Sun Avenue made a U-turn into the path of a motorcycle driven by a 27-year-old man.

The man died of his injuries.

No charges have been filed as police continue to investigate that crash.


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