by Alex Lloyd Gross
Philadelphia Police said that on the early morning hours of July 20, 2020, Yaaseen Bivines from Bambrey Street was either racing another vehicle on Broad Street, or chasing another vehicle on Broad Street. The were spotted racing past the Temple University Campus when Yaaseen Bivines allegedly slammed into the rear of another vehicle that was operated by a juvenile.
The striking vehicle then veered out of control and slammed into Gina Campbell, who was sitting with two other males, minding their own business. While the males were able to move, Campbell was not so fortunate . She was struck by the car. She was seven months pregnant at the time. In spite of the heroic efforts of doctors at Temple University Hospital, they were not able to save the baby, who was delivered via a C-section, dead.
Multiple people were injured in this incident, police said.
Yaaseen Bivines was arrested and charged with
3rd Degree Murder of Unborn Child (F1)
Aggravated Assault (F1)
Aggravated Assault by Vehicle While DUI (F2)
Aggravated Assault by Vehicle (F3)
Simple Assault (M2)
Accidents Involving Death No License (F3) (Sec 3742.1)
Reckless Driving (S) (Sec 3736)
Racing on Highways (S) (Sec 3367) and related offenses. His bail was set at $1,000,000.00