By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A fiery crash along Broad Street has left at least two people injured in Philadelphia’s Spring Garden section. Fire crews were dispatched to Broad and Brandywine Streets, around 4:22 a.m. Friday, for a report of a crash with entrapment.

Officials say two cars collided and one then burst into flames.

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According to investigators, the drivers were speeding in the southbound lane when one of them rear-ended the other causing them to lose control.

The driver who was hit was ejected onto the highway.

Both men were taken to Jefferson University Hospital where one is in stable condition and the other is in critical condition with head trauma.


No word on what caused the crash.

The crash closed a portion of Broad Sreet for several hours.

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CBS3’s Jasmine Payoute contributed to this report.