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Crash In Northeast Philadelphia Leaves One Dead, One Injured

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A one car crash in the city’s northeast has left one person dead and one person hospitalized in critical condition.

Philadelphia police accident investigators say the unidentified driver lost control of his car around 10:45p.m.on Saturday in the 2700 block of Red Lion road near Norcom Street.

The car left the roadway, smashed into a tree, and burst into flames. The passenger had one of his legs amputated as he was ejected through a window. The driver was trapped in the burning wreckage and pronounced dead at the scene. Both men are believed to be in their twenties.

An autopsy is pending as the investigation into the Saturday night crash continues.

Reported By Al Novack, KYW Newsradio

  • ash

    RIP john……i havent spoke to you in years, but our hangout days were a ton of fun….im left with a ton of great memories…..only the good die young. :( rip sweetheart


    302 SKATE DAYS

  • Di

    We love you Luis and we are keeping you & your family in our prayers.

    …Di & AHS

  • bill

    Yea “Misterlucky” it’s Bill again, don’t ever forget that KARMA has a very vivacious appetite,your comment will come back on you for sure

  • bill

    john was a nice guy, you butt hole, he was once my daughter’s boy friend 7 a nice guy at that…

    • Bill

      BTW,My comment was intended for,misterlucky

  • dj

    i dont kno john but stay strong lou and this not an incident to make mockery of


    1. A serious injury or shock to the body, as from violence or an accident.
    2. An emotional wound or shock that creates substantial, lasting damage to the psychological development of a person, often leading to neurosis.
    3. An event or situation that causes great distress and disruption.
    [Greek; see ter-1 in Indo-European roots.]

  • Donna Jean

    That person needs to get a slap to the face…. rip john I will never forget you. Nevver


    thats because it is dramatic you prick! RIP JOHN I LOVE AND MISS YOU SO MUCH

  • teachnphilly

    gee misterlucky..if anything IS DRAMATIC IT’S THIS STORY!!!!! go back to bed

  • nick

    Maybe MISTERLUCKY u should of been in the car or someone u love it was dramatic

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