Tracking Traffic Violence

A Database to Document Philadelphia’s Traffic Fatalities

Too many people die in vehicular crashes in Philadelphia. This page tracks traffic fatalities in the City of Philadelphia in real time and historically (2016, 2017, 2018) to increase awareness inspire action. Click here to add your name and support Vision Zero in Philadelphia!

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2019

FATALITIES

90

Hit & Runs

11

Pedestrian

31

Bicyclist

2

Motorcyclist/Scooter

19

Driver

20

Passenger

17

Disabled

0

Senior

12

Roosevelt Blvd

9

Children & Youth

3

Dec 29, 2019

#1229-19

Unknown, 40

Adult Pedestrian

Dec 29, 2019

#1229-19a

Unknown, 23

Adult Driver Roosevelt Blvd

Victim was traveling N/B, was struck from behind by another driver at high speed. Victim struck tree and vehicle caught fire.

Dec 27, 2019

#1227-19

Unknown, 55

Adult Driver

Victim was struck from behind by another driver. Victim's vehicle caught fire and was trapped.

Dec 15, 2019

#1215-19b

Unknown, 18

Adult Passenger

Driver of 1st vehicle traveling at high speed N/B on Torresdale Ave disregarded red light and was struck by driver of 2nd vehicle. Victim was a passenger in the 1st vehicle

Dec 15, 2019

#1215-19a

Unknown, 29

Adult Passenger

Driver traveling at high speed N/B on Torresdale Ave disregarded red light and was struck by driver of 2nd vehicle. Victim was a passenger in the 2nd vehicle

Dec 12, 2019

#1212-19

Yulia Sherman, 82

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

Yulia was crossing Bustleton Avenue near Hendrix Street around 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 12 when she was struck, officials said. The car sped off.

Dec 8, 2019

#1208-19b

Unknown, 17

Child Pedestrian

Victim was allegedly walking in the street when struck by a driver.

Dec 8, 2019

#1208-19a

Unknown, 59

Adult Pedestrian

Victim was crossing Adams Ave back and forth then stepped off curb and struck by driver.

Nov 30, 2019

#1130-19

Unknown, 19

Adult Driver

Driver hit fixed object on City Ave

Nov 25, 2019

#1125-19

Unknown, 82

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

The victim was struck by a driver in a legal crosswalk.

Nov 24, 2019

#1124-19

Unknown, 21

Adult Passenger

Victim was passenger in a car travelling S/B on Castor Ave when struck by motorist attempting left to go on to Comly St

Nov 5, 2019

#1105-19

Unknown, 19

Adult Driver

Victim's vehicle struck by driver from behind propelling car to strike parked school bus.

Oct 26, 2019

#1026-19

Hit & Run

Micheal Canals , 26

Adult Pedestrian

Driver was traveling down Berks at high speed and struck victim that was crossing Berks St. at Franklin St. then fled scene without stopping.

Oct 18, 2019

#1018-19

Unknown, 34

Adult Pedestrian

Driver traveling eastbound on Hunting Park Ave. in the right running lane as 2 pedestrians entered the running lane when struck. Crash occurred mid-block and not at an intersection.

Oct 15, 2019

#1015-19

Unknown, 79

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

Police say a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle on North Broad Street and Windrim Avenue, around 5:30 a.m.

Oct 13, 2019

#1013-19

Unknown, 21

Single vehicle crash, high speed N/B on 9th St., lost control, struck fire hydrant, then pole.

Oct 1, 2019

#1001-19

Unknown, 63

Adult Pedestrian

The 63-year-old victim was walking on State Road near Rhawn Street around 9:45 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.

Oct 4, 2019

#1004-19

Unknown, 33

Adult Motorcyclist

Motorcyclist in left lane, school bus tried left turn from center lane into path of M/C.

Oct 2, 2019

#1002-19

Unknown, 64

Adult Pedestrian

Victim was walking behind vehicle when his son put car in reverse.

Sep 4, 2019

#0904-19

Unknown, 43

Adult Bicyclist

Bicyclist struck by a driver of a 2017 Nissan

Sep 7, 2019

#0907-19

Alexis Montanez, 39

Adult Driver

A preliminary investigation found that the driver was traveling west on Holme Avenue and lost control of the vehicle before crashing into a tree.

Sep 27, 2019

#0927-19

Unknown, 40

Adult Driver

Police say the man was driving a maroon Nissan northbound on Old Bustleton Avenue when he collided with a silver Lexus that was trying to make a left turn onto Old Bustleton.

Sep 29, 2019

#0929-19

Unknown, 37

Motorcyclist

Motorcyclist northbound on Broad St. Unit#2 S/B on Broad St. attempted left turn to proceed E/B on Tioga St. and into path of Motorcyclist. M/C operator died from injuries at Hospital on 10/16/2019.

Sep 14, 2019

#0914-19

Unknown, 29

Adult Motorcyclist

Victim crossed into oncoming traffic and struck vehicle.

Sep 3, 2019

#0903-19

Unknown, 28

Adult Motorcyclist

Driver of a car made left into path of Motorcyclist.

Sep 2, 2019

#0902-19

Unknown, 36

Adult Pedestrian

Unconscious pedestrian in roadway, was struck by auto that went around another car that stopped for him.

Sep 1, 2019

#0901-19

Unknown, 18

Adult Pedestrian

Pedestrian was struck while attempting to cross Passyunk Ave.

Aug 31, 2019

#0831-19

Satuan Dickerson, 29

Adult Motorcyclist

Mr. Dickerson riding S/B struck rear of auto in front of him that was slowing to turn.

Aug 31, 2019

#0831-19b

Micheal Bryan , 73

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

Aug 21, 2019

#0821-19

Kyle Shenandoah, 34

Adult Pedestrian

Kyle Shenandoah was killed by a moving vehicle.

Aug 20, 2019

#0820-19

Andrew Branch , 29

Adult Motorcyclist

Andrew hit a pothole while riding on his motorcycle

Aug 19, 2019

#0819-19

Cervantes Santos, 32

Adult Motorcyclist

Police say the driver of a Honda SUV was heading southbound on Aramingo Avenue, attempting to make a left turn onto Venango Street, when she was struck by a man in his 30s on a motorcycle.

Aug 16, 2019

#0816-19

John Zagrabbe , 86

Adult Seniors

Aug 11, 2019

#0811-19

Maggie Edwards, 82

Adult Passenger

Aug 8, 2019

#0808-19

Alexis Rosario, 22

Adult Passenger

Victim was operating an ATV on Columbus Blvd. was struck from behind by a DUI.

Jul 29, 2019

#0729-19

Jonathan Connolly, 33

Adult Passenger

Jul 26, 2019

#0726-19

Hit & Run

Kelvin Williams, 35

Adult Motorcyclist Roosevelt Blvd

Police say the man was riding a 2005 Suzuki, weaving in and out of lanes at a high rate of speed, when he struck the rear or a 2010 Nissan that was crossing over into the left lane. The motorcyclist lost control and struck a light pole, causing him to be ejected.

Jul 25, 2019

#0725-19

Troy Hudson, 50

Adult Motorcyclist

Jul 19, 2019

#0719-19

Ivette Alva De La Cruz, 41

Adult Passenger

Authorities say the woman was driving westbound on Hunting Park Avenue when she struck a 2014 Jeep — also traveling westbound — and then hit a pole. Killing Ms. Alva De La Cruz

Jul 15, 2019

#0715-19

Tomme Sellers, 66

Adult Passenger Seniors

Jul 11, 2019

#0711-19

Hit & Run

Jonathan Bunch , 33

Adult Motorcyclist Passenger

According to his gofundme he died form a hit and run motorcylce accident. His gofundme is linked.

Jul 8, 2019

#0708-19

Darren Monroe, 54

Adult Pedestrian

Darren was struck by a SEPTA train while making repairs

Jul 5, 2019

#0705-19

Unknown, 44

Adult Bicyclist

Jun 28, 2019

#0628-19

David Mclendon, 20

Adult Motorcyclist

Single vehicle crash. Victim lost control of the vehicle and hit concrete medians.

Jun 26, 2019

#0626-19

Hit & Run

Alberine Bowen, 74

Adult Pedestrian Roosevelt Blvd

Victim struck by hit and run driver on Roosevelt Blvd.

Jun 22, 2019

#0622-19a

Eric Harris, 47

Adult Driver

Jun 20, 2019

#0620-19

Guido Serano , 75

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

Victim was crossing the Avenue when struck by vehicle leaving parking spot.

Jun 20, 2019

#0620-19

Laura Barnett, 31

Adult Driver

May 25, 2019

#0525-19

Unknown, 19

Adult Driver Roosevelt Blvd

Driver was traveling southbound on Roosevelt Blvd when he struck a tree.

Jun 11, 2019

#0611-19

Jamal Sullivan , 22

Adult Driver Roosevelt Blvd

The driver lost control and careened into a large tree in the median, then bounced back into the road around 11 p.m.

Jun 1, 2019

#0601-19b

Nick Sy, 17

Child Passenger Roosevelt Blvd

Sy was a passenger in a car that left the roadway and crashed into a tree.

Jun 1, 2019

#0601-19a

Bao Tran, 19

Adult Driver Roosevelt Blvd

Police say Bao, 19, was behind the wheel of a white Nissan when it lost control, hit another vehicle, side swiped a tree and slammed into a home.

Jun 18, 2019

#0618-19

Unknown, 24

Adult Motorcyclist

Car driver turned left into the path of a motorcyclist. Speed of the motorcycle may be a factor.

Jun 14, 2019

#0614-19

Hit & Run

Digibre Dumisani, 29

Adult Pedestrian

Victim was trying to get into a car to thwart a thief. Car sped out of gas station and crashed killing victim who was outside of his car.

May 31, 2019

#0531-19

Maria Cruz, 58

Adult Pedestrian

Ms. Cruz was struck mid block by a passing vehicle when attempting to cross Frankford Avenue.

May 28, 2019

#0528-19

Dorothy Wright, 63

Adult Pedestrian

Ms. Wright was standing on the sidewalk when a driver attempting to flee police drove onto the sidewalk and struck her.

May 21, 2019

#0521-19

Joseph Fidler , 46

Adult Pedestrian

Mr. Fidler was struck by turning vehicle.

May 14, 2019

#0514-19

Unknown, 42

Adult Motorcyclist

Male operating a Motorcycle high speed, struck parked vehicle while attempting a dangerous pass.

May 8, 2019

#0508-19

Ryan Miller, 15

Child Motorcyclist

The victim was traveling eastbound on Fraley Street at 7:27 p.m. when he was hit by a big rig traveling southbound on Tacony Street.

Apr 26, 2019

#0426-19

Unknown, 19

Adult Driver

Police say the man struck a light pole after losing control of his car.

Apr 28, 2019

#0428b-19

Hit & Run

Abra Johnson, 36

Adult Pedestrian

A white infinity with two occupants was being fired upon and the driver went into reverse in an attempt to escape. Video surveillance found that the victim was run over after getting out of the car.

Apr 27, 2019

#0427-19

Unknown, 23

Adult Driver

A 23-year-old man is dead and two people were seriously injured following a one-car crash in the city's Bustleton section early Sunday.

Apr 24, 2019

#0424-19

Unknown, 53

Adult Pedestrian Roosevelt Blvd

Pedestrian attempting to cross Roosevelt Blvd in mid block when struck by a driver.

Apr 20, 2019

#0420b-19

Hit & Run

Carmen Ruiz, 48

Adult Passenger

Police said a driver who was traveling at a high speed down Red Lion Road hit two vehicles that were waiting to turn north on Bustleton Avenue. Those two cars then collided with three other vehicles.

Apr 20, 2019

#0420a-19

Hit & Run

Juan Lopez Rivera, 50

Adult Driver

Police said a driver who was traveling at a high speed down Red Lion Road hit two vehicles that were waiting to turn north on Bustleton Avenue. Those two cars then collided with three other vehicles.

Apr 12, 2019

#0412-19

Unknown, 32

Adult Motorcyclist

Victim was operating an ATV at high speed when a driver made an illegal u-turn into the path of the motorcycle causing ejection and fatal injuries.

Mar 23, 2019

#0323-19

Paul Karagiannis, 34

Adult Motorcyclist

Mr. Karagiannis operating an ATV at high speed, struck a vehicle making a turn.

Jan 18, 2019

#0118-19

Ta-Shera Moody, 33

Adult Pedestrian

Jan 26, 2019

#0126-19

Bryan Miner, 30

Adult Pedestrian

Jan 3, 2019

#0103-19

Freddy Martinez-Santiago, 40

Adult Driver

Apr 9, 2019

#0409-19

Unknown, 90

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

Pedestrian was attempting to cross Castor Ave, in the crosswalk when struck by a vehicle attempting a left turn.

Apr 7, 2019

#0407b-19

Unknown, 25

Adult Motorcyclist

Police say the driver of a 2018 Chevy van briefly stopped at a stop sign on the 5300 block of Rising Sun Avenue and then entered the roadway. The van was then struck on the side by a motorcycle traveling northbound on Rising Sun Avenue.

Apr 7, 2019

#0407a-19

Unknown, 54

Adult Motorcyclist

A 54-year-old man was riding a motorcycle westbound on the 6100 block of Passyunk Avenue when a truck crossed over the lanes and struck him.

Apr 6, 2019

#0406-19

Elias Torres, 23

Adult Driver

A young man has been killed in a crash near Lincoln Financial Field after police say he was racing another driver.

Mar 23, 2019

#0323-19a

Hit & Run

Joellen Brown, 65

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

Ms. Brown, 65, who walked with the aid of a cane, stepped off the curb at 21st and Lombard Streets, a block from her home near Rittenhouse Square, and was hit by a delivery van as it backed up.

Mar 22, 2019

#0322b-19

Hit & Run

Carl Venson, 61

Adult Pedestrian

61-year-old, Carl Venson, was struck by a vehicle when attempting to cross Lehigh Avenue.

Mar 29, 2019

#0329-19

Unknown, 94

Adult Passenger Seniors

Victim was front seat passenger, driver made a left turn into the path and struck a moving vehicle

Feb 24, 2019

#0224-19

Unknown, 19

Adult Passenger

19-year-old South Jersey woman was killed early Sunday morning on I-95 in Philadelphia when a tractor-trailer hit a stopped SUV in which she was a passenger, Pennsylvania State Police said.

Feb 12, 2020

#0212-19

Unknown, 83

Adult Pedestrian Seniors

Pedestrian was walking in street when struck by driver in vehicle who did not see him.

Feb 11, 2019

#0211-19

Renee Morrissey, 66

Adult Driver

Driver traveling northbound on Bustleton Ave crossed yellow lines into southbound traffic striking Ms. Morrisey's vehicle.

Feb 10, 2019

#0210-19a

William Figueroa, 30

Adult Pedestrian

According to Police data, William was laying in the travel lane mid block when struck by a driver.

Feb 3, 2019

#0203-19

Brenda Singleton, 35

Adult Passenger Roosevelt Blvd

1 dead, another critical after car crashes into pole on Roosevelt Boulevard

Jan 27, 2019

#0127-19

Sharif Smith, 27

Adult Driver

Man Dies After Crashing Into Utility Pole, Concrete Wall In East Falls

Jan 19, 2019

#0119-19

Hit & Run

Unknown, 54

Adult Pedestrian

Pedestrian was attempting to cross Woodland Ave when struck by hit and run driver that did not stop.

Jan 7, 2019

#0107-19

Yoannys Mendez, 39

Adult Driver

1 dead, 2 hurt in North Philadelphia crash

Jan 2, 2019

#0102c-19

Dennis Palandro, 30

Adult Passenger

Victims with ties to Mummers killed in South Philly head-on crash. Driver who allegedly caused the crash had stab wounds and faces charges.

Jan 2, 2019

#0102b-19

Kelly Wiseley, 35

Adult Passenger

Victims with ties to Mummers killed in South Philly head-on crash; stabbed driver faces charges

Jan 2, 2019

#0102a-19

Joseph Ferry, 36

Adult Driver

Victims with ties to Mummers killed in South Philly head-on crash. Driver who allegedly caused the crash had stab wounds and faces charges.

Jan 16, 2019

#0116-19

Michael Maldonado, 25

Adult Motorcyclist

operating a Motorcycle N/B on Frankford when a driver made a U-turn into his path.

Jan 14, 2019

#0114-19

Unkown, 66

Adult Passenger Seniors

Victim was front seat passenger Of unit #1. Operator was DUI, crossed into oncoming lane, sideswiped a vehicle then crashed into a pole on passenger side.