Pedestrian injured in collision involving tow truck on Roosevelt Boulevard in Oxford Circle area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Man in critical condition after being struck by tow truck in Oxford Circle, police say
Police say the driver of the flatbed tow truck told investigators he swerved to avoid what he thought was debris in the roadway, causing him to hit the man, who was in the street.
Tow truck hits man on Philadelphia's Roosevelt Boulevard
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