Motorcyclist killed, driver critical after late-night crash in Northeast Philadelphia

A crash involving a motorcycle claimed the life of a 27-year-old in Northeast Philadelphia over the weekend.

Police say the motorcyclist was speeding on Bustleton Avenue when they ran a red light at Tomlinson Road around 10 p.m. Sunday.

The motorcycle then crashed into a Lexus.


Both drivers were transported to a local hospital, where the motorcyclist was pronounced dead. Their identity has yet to be released.

The 50-year-old Lexus driver is currently in critical condition.