PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run in North Philadelphia.
It happened around 1:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of West Chew Avenue near Marvine Street in the city’s Fern Rock neighborhood.READ MORE: Police: Man, 2 Children Injured In Crash In Willingboro
Police say a 71-year-old man was struck and killed by the driver of a white sedan who fled the scene.READ MORE: Big Decision Looming For SEPTA Employees As Union Fights For Better Wages For Its Workers
Investigators say the 25-year-old driver was found about three blocks away where he crashed into a fence.
He was taken to Einstein Medical Center in stable condition with multiple injuries.MORE NEWS: Flames Put Out After Tearing Through Mount Laurel Home
The driver is facing charges of fleeing the scene of a fatal accident.