1 Killed in Torresdale Avenue Pedestrian Collision in Tacony
Tacony, Pennsylvania (September 11, 2017) – A suspected DUI driver fatally struck a 73-year-old Pedestrian on Torresdale Avenue in Tacony, Philadelphia on Sunday evening.
The accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. September 10, in the 6500 block of Torresdale Avenue near the intersection with Magee Street
Witnesses at the scene say that the driver hit several vehicles before striking the man.
The driver drove off after hitting the pedestrian and collided with a vehicle at the intersection where he was arrested and taken into custody.
The man was taken to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The police did not reveal the identity of the victim. It is also not clear if other motorists were injured.
The police are investigating the incident.
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