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fatal crash database
City Life

You Can Now Track All Fatal Traffic Crashes in Philly

Philadelphia is home to one of the highest fatal crash rates in the nation. Over the last five years, our average traffic death — six deaths […]

SEPTA bus crash
City Life

Man Killed After SEPTA Bus Jumps Curb, Crashes Into Home

A man is dead after a SEPTA bus hit two vehicles and drove into a yard in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday evening. Police said the […]

bicyclist bike lanes
City Life

Could Protected Bike Lanes in Center City Have Saved This Cyclist’s Life?

A trash truck struck and killed a bicyclist on Tuesday morning in Center City. Here’s what we know: Police say a privately owned sanitation truck hit […]

City Life

N.J. Man Accused of Abandoning Dying Son After Fleeing Police, Crashing Car

Bail has been set at a steep $5 million for a New Jersey man accused of abandoning his toddler in a car crash that killed the two-year-old. The […]

trolley crash
City Life

Northern Liberties Trolley Crash Kills Woman, Injures Kids

A trolley crash in Northern Liberties on Wednesday left one woman dead and two children injured. The incident occurred around 4 p.m. near 4th Street and Girard Avenue., […]

abington
City Life

Driver Charged in Crash That Critically Injured Abington Teen

The driver who allegedly struck and critically injured a teenage girl near Abington High School last month is facing charges. Police say 32-year-old James Clark IV, of […]

abington
City Life

Teen Girl Hit by Car While FaceTiming in Abington

A teen girl is in critical condition after she was hit by a car while FaceTiming in Abington on Wednesday. Police say the 14-year-old girl […]

City Life

The Driver of This SUV Explains What the Hell Happened Here

Old City resident Monique Mason was on her way to a massage and peppermint foot treatment in South Philly earlier this week when her afternoon […]

City Life

Pedestrian Dead After Minivan Jumps Curb, Hits Two in Center City

A pedestrian who was injured by a minivan that jumped a curb in Center City on Tuesday has died. The incident occurred near the intersection of 16th Street […]

distracted driving
City Life

Report: Pa. Distracted Driving Citations Climbed 52 Percent in Two Years

Distracted driving citations rose by 52 percent in Pennsylvania between 2014 and 2016, according to a new analysis of court records. The report was compiled […]

City Life

30 Injured After Bus With Philly Schoolchildren Overturns on Maryland Highway

This is a breaking story. Check back for updates. More than 30 people have been injured – including two critically – in a serious accident […]

I-95 Traffic
City Life

I-95 Congestion: Huge Accident Northbound, DNC Traffic Southbound

Major accident on I-95 N #PhillyTraffic still delaying traffic 20m more than usual https://t.co/1S4cGrRTn2 pic.twitter.com/AqCh3UatDr — Unusual Traffic PHI (@WazeTrafficPhi) July 25, 2016 I-95 is […]

Primo Hoagies
City Life

A Car Struck Primo Hoagies on South Street Early This Morning

A 21-year-old driver struck four people when a car barreled into Primo Hoagies on South Street early this morning, NBC10 reports. The injured, three men and […]

City Life

VIDEO: 10-Car Pileup on Schuylkill Expressway Leaves 5 Injured

The massive crash involving ten cars happened this morning around 11 a.m. on the Schuylkill Expressway westbound, police say. The I-76 travel lanes heading westbound […]

City Life

Driver of Speeding Car Killed in Fiery Crash Wednesday Morning

Early Wednesday morning, around 1:30 a.m., a 2014 Infiniti crashed into a building and burst into flames at Second Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue, according […]