Tragedy struck last Friday morning in Philadelphia where one person was killed and two were injured in a fatal two-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard. This information was made public recently by the local police.
A 34-year-old driver killed, two others injured in a 2-car road collision on Roosevelt Boulevard
Police officers and firefighters reacted quickly to the unfortunate event that happened before 4 am at the intersection of C Street and East Roosevelt Boulevard, involving two vehicles. The responders on getting to the scene of the accident found a silver Infinity car engulfed in flames.
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The fire that engulfed the vehicle was later put out by members of the firefighting crew, where they found a 34-year-old man inside. The police revealed that the man was found dead at the scene of the accident.
It was also revealed that a 22-year-old passenger who was ejected from the car as a result of the collision is presently in critical condition and under doctor’s watch at Einstein Hospital.
Watch the clip for more information on the crash:
1 killed, 2 hurt in violent crash on Roosevelt Boulevard in Olney
Scott Small, who happens to be the Police Chief Inspector in Philadelphia, while confirming the incident, disclosed that the accident occurred when the Infinity was taking a trip south on Roosevelt Boulevard, where it ended up colliding with a Ford pickup truck travelling east on C Street. According to further reports from the eyewitnesses, the Infinity ran through a steady red light.
As a result, the violent collision caused the Infinity to go up in flames after wrapping around the utility pole. Small added that the driver behind the wheel of the pickup truck got out of the vehicle on his own and was later rushed to the Einstein hospital for medical treatment. Roosevelt Boulevard between Rising Sun Avenue and C Street was closed for several hours due to the crash.