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November 22, 2012
A 10-year-old boy riding a bicycle was struck by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday evening in the city's Frankford section, police said. The boy was hit by a white minivan at 7:39 p.m. in the area of Jackson and Granite Streets, police said. The minivan was last seen traveling south on Jackson. Medics took the boy to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in stable condition with possible head and abdominal injuries. - Robert Moran
NEWS
November 22, 2012
A 10-year-old boy riding a bicycle was struck by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday evening in the city's Frankford section, police said. The boy was hit by a white minivan at 7:39 p.m. in the area of Jackson and Granite Streets, police said. The minivan was last seen traveling south on Jackson. Medics took the boy to St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in stable condition with possible head and abdominal injuries.    - Robert Moran
NEWS
October 8, 2010 | By Sam Wood, INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
A 16-year-old boy was killed this afternoon in Southwest Philadelphia when he was struck by a privately-owned garbage truck as he was riding his bicycle, police said. The boy, who has not been named by police, was riding southbound on 58th Street near Elmwood St. About 3:40 p.m. a truck, owned by McCusker and Osborne, hit him, police said. The accident is under investigation. Charges have not been filed against the truck driver, police said. Contact staff writer Sam Wood at 215-854-2796 or samwood@phillynews.
NEWS
September 17, 2010
A 32-year-old man riding a bicycle was shot and killed Thursday morning in West Philadelphia, police said. Police were looking for two youths who sped away on mountain bikes after the 11 a.m. shooting on the 5900 block of Pine Street. The victim, who had been shot multiple times and at least once in the head, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The fleeing youths were last seen pedaling east on Pine before turning north on 56th Street, police said. - Inquirer Staff
NEWS
September 16, 2010 | Inquirer Staff Report
A 32-year-old man riding a bicycle was shot and killed this morning in West Philadelphia, police said. Police were looking for two youths who sped away on mountain bikes after the 11 a.m. shooting on the 5900 block of Pine Street. The victim, who had been shot multiple times and at least once in the head, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. The fleeing youths were last seen pedaling east on Pine before turning north on 56th Street, police said.    
NEWS
August 30, 2016 | By Jason Laughlin, Staff Writer
A woman was groped this weekend by a man as he passed her on a bicycle in South Philadelphia, police said. The assault happened about 11 p.m. Saturday on the 1600 block of Bainbridge Street, and it is similar to at least four other crimes reported this month in South Philadelphia and Center City. The latest assault was committed by a Hispanic male in his 20s, wearing a white T-shirt and tan pants, police said. In the prior acts, reported between Aug. 6 and 13, the assailant was also described as a Hispanic male in his 20s. In three of those cases, the person groped women while riding a 10-speed bicycle.
NEWS
June 17, 2009 | By Allison Steele INQUIRER STAFF WRITER
Police are looking for the driver of a black-and-white cab that they said struck a woman on a bicycle early yesterday morning in South Philadelphia and drove away without stopping. The woman, who is in her 20s, was riding north on Broad Street about 2:40 a.m., police said. The cab, which police said may have been from Olde City Cabs, was also headed north and hit the woman near Federal Street. The woman, whose name was not released, was carrying a small dog in a backpack or in her bike basket, police said.
NEWS
September 15, 2010 | Inquirer Staff Report
A 40-year-old woman has been arrested and charged in the hit-and-run death of a 44-year-old bicyclist in Deptford late Tuesday. Charged is Mary Dalton, of 101 Redstone Ridge Drive, Deptford Township. The victim has been identified as Thomas McCoy, of Mantua Avenue, Woodbury. The Gloucester County's Prosecutor's Office said Dalton, behind the wheel of a Ford Explorer, hit McCoy about 11:30 p.m. on the northbound side of Delsea Drive near Holy Trinity School. McCoy apparently had been returning from a shopping trip at a nearby Wal-Mart, officials said.
NEWS
January 1, 2011 | By Allison Steele, Inquirer Staff Writer
A Havertown man was charged with vehicular manslaughter Thursday night after he struck and killed a Lansdowne bicyclist while driving drunk in Philadelphia, police said. Paul Jones, 53, of Wales Road, was arrested shortly after 10:30 p.m. Thursday. Moments after he hit the cyclist, he crashed his black Ford pickup into a minivan with two women and a child inside, Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael J. Chitwood said. The minivan occupants were not hurt, he said. Police said Randall Bratu, 62, of Lacrosse Street, Lansdowne, was bicycling home in the 6400 block of Baltimore Avenue when Jones struck him from behind shortly before 10:30 p.m. Bratu was thrown at least 30 yards into the air, Chitwood said, and was pronounced dead at the scene.
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