By Robin Culverwell
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Prosecutors have charged the driver in Tuesday’s crash that claimed the lives of two men in the Mayfair section of the city.READ MORE: Wheeler's Arm, Hoskins' Bat Power Phillies Past Braves, 7-3
Robert Bregenzer, 33, of Knorr Street in Philadelphia, has been arraigned and bail set at $500,000. He faces a preliminary hearing in two weeks.
Tasha Jamerson, with the Philadelphia district attorney’s office, listed the charges against him:
“DUI, homicide by vehicle while DUI, homicide by vehicle, simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person.”
Police say Bregenzer was heading east on St. Vincent Street in a GMC Yukon when he ran a red light at Bustleton Avenue, broadsiding a Honda and killing the two men inside (see previous story).READ MORE: Lower Moreland Will Not Mandate Masks In Schools After Tense Community Meeting
The Honda was pushed into traffic and then struck by a Jeep Cherokee. That driver suffered minor injuries.
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