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Four Teens Struck Crossing Street In Ridley Township

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A 52-year-old man is in police custody after he allegedly ran down four teens who were crossing an intersection in Ridley Township, Delaware County Friday night. Two the teens are in critical condition and another is serious.

It happened just after 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Morton Avenue and MacDade Boulevard in the Folsom section of Ridley Township. Detective William Henderson says Tyrone Williams of Darby Township was driving with a suspended license when he blew through a red light.

“(The driver) struck four teenage victims that were crossing in the crosswalk and fled the scene without rendering any aid or information.”

Three of the victims were air lifted — one to Pennsylvania Hospital, two to Children’s Hospital — and another was taken by ambulance to Taylor Hospital. The teens are 14 to 16 years old.

Henderson says the driver’s license was suspended for medical reasons and he had no business on the road and he faces a long list of charges.

Reported By Mike Dougherty, KYW Newsradio.

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  • Rick

    Lock the driver up and throw away the key.

  • geri di santis

    An awful road to drive.people speed and lots of businesses with drivers pulling out of the businesses along that road.terrible prayers are with those victims and families.

  • sheri

    My thoughts and prayers go out to this 4 kids and their families. I hope they all make a full recovery, and may God bless their parents!

  • catherine D

    one of them was pronounced dead, but now is alive, but not doing well.

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