Fatal car accident on Bustleton Avenue


A car struck and killed a 78-year-old man on Bustleton Av­en­ue in Rhawn­hurst on Sunday.

Po­lice did not re­lease the iden­tity of the vic­tim, who was at­tempt­ing to cross the 7300 block of Bustleton Ave. mid­b­lock when a south­bound 2000 Mer­cury Grand Mar­quis struck him at about 5:15 p.m., said Phil­adelphia po­lice Sgt. Joseph Rossa of the Ac­ci­dent In­vest­ig­a­tion Di­vi­sion.

The vic­tim suffered mul­tiple trau­mat­ic in­jur­ies and was pro­nounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the strik­ing vehicle re­mained at the scene as au­thor­it­ies ar­rived. No crim­in­al charges have been filed. The ac­ci­dent re­mains un­der po­lice in­vest­ig­a­tion. ••End­Frag­ment 

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