PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A man is dead after officials said a car crashed into a pole and then caught fire in Port Richmond. This happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday near Richmond and Ann Streets.
According to Philadelphia police, the driver of the Hyundai Sonata was going “at a high rate of speed” when he missed a turn and hit the pole. Fire crews arrived and got the fire under control.
The department said the victim was pronounced at 3:30 a.m.
The crash is still under investigation.