30th and Walnut crash sends two men to HUP in critical condition

The driver of the Mercury, a 43-year-old male, is also at HUP in critical condition

· May 6, 2014, 2:14 pm   ·  Updated May 7, 2014, 11:55 am

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Two men are in critical condition at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania following a crash at 30th and Walnut streets at around 9:54 a.m.

A Toyota Camry driving westbound on Walnut Street hit a Mercury Montego driving southbound on 30th Street, causing the Mercury to spin out of control and hit a wall. The accident caused a 27-year-old male pedestrian to fall an estimated 60 feet from the overpass, according to preliminary information provided by a Philadelphia Police Department spokesperson.

The male pedestrian was transported to HUP in "extremely critical condition," the Philadelphia Police spokesperson said. 

The driver of the Mercury, a 43-year-old male, was also transported to HUP in critical condition. The operator of the Toyota Camry was evaluated by medics on the scene.

Philadelphia Police are not currently releasing the names of the people involved in the crash.

Check back for updates. 

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