PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Sunday, authorities arrested a driver in connection with a high-speed crash that took the life of three people in Northeast Philadelphia this past July. According to police, they arrested 20-year-old Christopher Bloomfield who was taken into custody following the issuing of an arrest warrant.
On Tuesday, authorities say the second driver in the incident, 20-year-old Ryan Farrell, surrendered himself to police. Farrell was wanted for Homicide by Vehicle in connection to the deadly crash.READ MORE: City Invests Billions Of Dollars Into Navy Yard Expansion, Hoping For Economic Expansion
Police say the incident took place on July 29 at 11:14 p.m. when a 2007 Acura traveled fown Sandmeyer Lane and struck a tree. Police say the vehicle split in two and ejected two female passengers, Yvette Gonzalez, 17, and Sabrina Rhoads, 17. Both were pronounced dead at the scene.READ MORE: Mayor Kenney Signs Bill To Lower City's Wage Tax, Giving Very Small Boost To Paychecks
A third victim was 20-year-old Felip Hernandez who was found trapped in the vehicle and was pronounced at the scene.
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