1 dead, 20 injured after SUV crashes into trolleybus in Philadelphia

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

FRANKFORD, Pa. -- One person is dead and 20 are injured after an SUV crashed into a SEPTA trolleybus in the Frankford section of Philadelphia.

The driver of the SUV was taken to Einstein Medical Center and pronounced dead a short time later. A passenger in the SUV is in critical condition at Einstein.

19 occupants aboard the bus, including the driver, requested medical attention.

The accident happened just before 7:30 p.m. Monday on the 4700 block of Penn Street.

SEPTA officials tell Action News the trolleybus was heading westbound on Penn when it was rear-ended by the SUV.

Police are continuing to investigate.