Man riding dirt bike killed in W. Phila. crash

Posted: April 06, 2013

A man riding a dirt bike was killed in a crash Thursday night in West Philadelphia, police said.

Shortly before 7 p.m., the man, described only as 25 to 30 years old, was traveling west in the 4500 block of Girard Avenue when his dirt bike struck a median, police said.

The man suffered a traumatic head injury and was taken by a medic unit to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was pronounced dead at 7:30 p.m.

- Robert Moran

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