Motorcycle, car collide in University City

A 53-year-old man riding a motorcycle suffered a broken neck and head injuries when a car made an illegal u-turn and hit him Friday afternoon, police said.

The accident happened on University Avenue near Civic Center Boulevard at 3:52 p.m.

Police said the man was heading south on University Avenue near Civic Center Boulevard when the car turned and hit him. The injured man was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, which is near the scene of the accident.

Police in the Accident Investigation Division are on the scene, and said the driver of the car remained on the scene after the accident.

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