Police: School crossing guard critically injured after being struck by vehicle in Port Richmond

SKYFOX flew over the scene Tuesday afternoon.

Philadelphia police say a school crossing guard is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Port Richmond.

It happened at Cedar Street and Allegheny Avenue around 4 p.m. Tuesday.

According to police, a Ford Expedition was traveling southbound on Cedar Street when it was struck by a Nissan Versa after the driver of Nissan ran a red light. Investigators say the Nissan spun out of control and struck a 61-year-old school crossing guard.

The crossing guard was taken to Temple University Hospital, where she is listed in critical condition. An arrest has been made, police said.


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