Philadelphia Unlawful Police Chase Leaves Three Injured
A suspected car theft led to a serious crash that sent three people to the hospital on Tuesday morning in northwest Philadelphia. Philadelphia Police said an officer spotted a blue Kia Optima, believed to be stolen, around 3:00 a.m. near 15th Street and Rockland Street. The officer tried to stop the car, but the Kia sped away and hit a Buick that was traveling south on Old York Road, near the Fern Rock Transportation Center, in the 5700 block of North Broad. The Buick’s driver, a 34-year-old man, was injured and taken to the hospital. The Kia’s occupants, a 14-year-old boy who was driving and a 14-year-old girl who was a passenger, also suffered multiple injuries and were transported to Einstein Hospital by Philadelphia Fire Department crews. The police have not disclosed any more information, but they are still investigating the incident. Our top Philadelphia car accident lawyers are located at 15th and Market and handle unlawful police chase cases.