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Police: Shooting Victim Crashes En Route To Hospital

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police say a man who was shot multiple times lost control of his pickup truck and collided with another vehicle while driving himself to the hospital in North Philadelphia.

The accident happened shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of North Broad Street and Glenwood Avenue.

Police say the unidentified 35-year-old male was shot at least eight times in the upper body and was driving northbound along Broad Street when he crashed into another car, causing his truck to flip over.

The man was taken to Temple University Hospital in critical condition. Police believe that is where he was headed at the time of the accident.

The driver and passenger in the car that was struck were both taken to the hospital with minor injuries. A 24-year woman suffered injuries to her arm and a possible broken finger. The other, a 37-year-old woman, suffered head and neck injuries.

Police are investigating the shooting and the accident.

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