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.READ MORE: 'Most Egregious Story I've Ever Heard': Local Man Has Prostate Removed After Mistaken Cancer Diagnosis
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.
BREAKING: A two vehicle crash that resulted in a car fire with a downed pole has all lanes CLOSED on Broad St in both directions between Spring Garden St and Wallace St until further notice. Police remain on scene for further investigation. @CBSPhilly @TotalTrafficPHL pic.twitter.com/0AeqZnA8biREAD MORE: One Of Last Marines To Leave Afghanistan Returns Home To Hero's Welcome In Ridley Township
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No word on what caused the crash.
The crash closed a portion of Broad Sreet for several hours.MORE NEWS: WATCH: Surveillance Video Catches Olney Drive-By Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 5
CBS3’s Jasmine Payoute contributed to this report.