By Steve Beck

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (CBS) — One person was killed and two others were injured in a violent one-car crash in Delaware County early Wednesday morning.

The accident happened at about 3 a.m. on Market Street near 63rd Street in Upper Darby.

According to investigators, the car somehow lost control and crashed into a pillar for the SEPTA El train.

Police say one person was pronounced dead at the scene. A second person was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in serious condition. A third passenger only suffered minor injuries.

The impact of the crash sent the car’s engine flying into a nearby field.

The identity of the victims was not immediately released by police.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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