Police: Driver Killed After Swerving To Avoid Oncoming Vehicle On Kelly Drive, Plunging Into Schuylkill
The crash happened just before 11 p.m. Police say the passenger was able to free himself from the vehicle, swim to shore and call for help.
Authorities say a car drove off the Kelly Drive and into the Schuykill River Sunday night.
FBI spokesperson Carrie Adamowski says the search is being conducted by the bureau’s Underwater Search and Evidence Team, also known as USERT.
The incident happened at about 5 p.m. at Kelly Drive near Fountain Green Drive.
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Police are investigating what caused a driver to lose control and nearly end up in the Schuylkill River early Saturday morning.
A car plunges into the Schuylkill River, and police say two Good Samaritans risked their own lives to help.
Police say the victim, a 73-year-old man, was pronounced dead at 1:19 p.m. at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.