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Cyclist Hit by Two Cars in Deadly Crash on Broad Street – NBC10 Philadelphia

Cyclist Hit by Two Cars in Deadly Crash on Broad Street – NBC10 Philadelphia
Two cars hit and killed a cyclist crossing Broad Street on Lehigh Avenue in Philadelphia on Wednesday night.

Two cars hit and killed a cyclist crossing Broad Street on Lehigh Avenue on Wednesday night.A Dodge Challenger traveling northbound first struck the cyclist, who was traveling westbound, sending him to the southbound lanes of Broad Street.A Nissan Rogue traveling southbound on Broad Street then hit the cyclist once again, according to the Philadelphia Police Department.Eighty percent of all such incidents occur on only 12% of Philadelphia streets, including Broad Street where the man was killed on Wednesday.

Several other people have been seriously injured in bike crashes on Broad Street in recent years, according to Vision Zero, a data-driven strategy to reduce traffic deaths and injuries.Between 2014 and 2018, 19 people were killed and 64 people were seriously injured in crashes where at least one cyclist was involved, according to data from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.

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