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9 Injured, Including 2 Critically, During West Philadelphia Police Chase

(credit: CBS3)

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say seven people are injured after a driver tried to avoid getting stopped in West Philadelphia Monday night.

The incident happened at about 8:30 p.m. at 53rd and Spruce Streets.

Philadelphia police say a driver trying to avoid getting stopped and hit a cab, which struck two other vehicles.

Police say the suspect’s car went on to hit four other parked cars and a tree.

Seven people suffered minor injuries.

The suspect and a passenger in the fleeing car are hospitalized in critical condition.