By Kim Glovas
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A New Jersey man is charged with homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence in connection with a fatal crash yesterday in Northeast Philadelphia.READ MORE: Waterford Township Schools Closed After More Than 60% Of Staff Sickened Following Luncheon
It happened just after 11 a.m. Thursday at Roosevelt Boulevard and Southampton Road.
Philadelphia Police say 24-year-old Nicholas Schinella of Robbinsville, Mercer County, was speeding southbound on the Boulevard, disregarded a red light, and struck another vehicle.READ MORE: Giant Supermarket Chain Opening 4 New Stores In Philadelphia, Hiring 700 Employees
Schinella’s vehicle went over that car and struck a pedestrian, 53-year-old Stanley Anderson, who lived a short distance away on Southampton Road.
Anderson was pronounced dead a short time later.
In addition, to homicide by vehicle while under the influence, Schinella is charged with involuntary manslaughter, causing death while not properly licensed and related crimes.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Officials Expected To Provide Update On Reopening Timeline Tuesday, Sources Say
The driver of the second vehicle was not injured.