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Police: 23-Year-Old Critically Injured After Crashing ATV into Ford Pick-Up Truck In North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- A 23-year-old man suffered serious head injuries when the ATV he was driving crashed into a vehicle in North Philadelphia, police say. The accident happened on the 3300 block of N. Broad Street near Ontario Street just before 6 p.m. Saturday.

Police say the 23-year-old man was traveling at a high rate of speed, heading northbound in the right lane on the 3300 block of N. Broad Street approaching Ontario Street, when he crashed into a Ford F-150 that was traveling southbound on Broad Street, making a left to continue onto Ontario Street.

Police say at the time of the accident traffic on Broad Street had stopped to allow the 37-year-old driver make the left turn, but the driver of the ATV was traveling too fast to stop before contact was made.

The 23-year-old man suffered critical head trauma and was transported to Temple University Hospital.

Officials say an arrest and charges are pending further investigation of the accident.

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