Motorcyclist Killed, Woman and 4 Children Injured in Accident in Port Richmond
Port Richmond, PA – A motorcyclist was killed in Port Richmond in the evening Monday, August 19, in a crash involving an SUV.
According to police, the accident occurred around 6:30 p.m. at the intersection of Aramingo Avenue and Venango Street. An SUV turned onto Venango, where it hit the motorcyclist.
An employee at a nearby store gave a statement to NBC10 that the biker, 32-year-old Cervantes Santos, was traveling at high speeds when he struck the rear passenger door of the SUV.
Santos was taken to Temple University Hospital where he was pronounced dead a few hours later. The passengers in the SUV, which included the 34-year-old driver and four children, including a 1-month-old, 5-year-old, 9-year-old, and 11-year-old, were also taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and are in a stable condition.
The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer, NBC10 Philadelphia
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