Police investigate fatal motorcycle accident in Center City

Philadelphia police are investigating a fatal accident that happened Saturday afternoon.

It happened around 3 p.m. near 17th Street and the Ben Franklin Parkway.

Police say a 27-year-old man was driving a motorcycle and doing "wheel stands" when he crashed into the back of a truck.

The victim was taken to Hahnemann hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and passed away.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.