Pedestrian Struck by Car in Rhawnhurst

Alex Lloyd Gross -photo- Delaware Valley Police check on the condition of the pedestrian via phone from the crash scene.

by Alex Lloyd Gross

A female is is fair condition at Jefferson Hospital, Torresdale Division after being struck by a vehicle today, May 11 2020. The crash happened on the 2100 block of Rhawn Street.  Early reports  indicate the pedestrian was crossing Rhawn Street going towards a delicatessen when a BMW traveling west on Rhawn Street slammed into the pedestrian.

The force of the impact, caused the pedestrian to get tossed onto the hood of the vehicle and thrown several feet.  The driver of the car stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.  The intersection of Rhawn and Roosevelt Blvd was closed for about three hours as the investigation took place. No charges have yet been filed. Police did not say who was at fault for the crash.

The pedestrian did not have a dedicated crosswalk where she crossed from.