Car Flips, Lands in Parking Lot

A deadly car crash closes a portion of Essington Avenue

By Jackie Gailey
|  Sunday, Sep 16, 2012  |  Updated 8:14 AM EDT
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Car Flips, Lands in Parking Lot

NBC10 Philadelphia

A car traveling on Essington Avenue flipped over and landed in a trucking company parking lot.

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A deadly car accident closed Essington Avenue in the Eastwick section of Philadelphia between 70th Street and Bartram Avenue early Sunday.

Police told NBC10 the car hit a cement pole on Essington and flipped over. The car landed in the parking lot of Bentley Truck Service. The driver was killed.

Three box trucks were damaged.

Investigators believe speed may have been a factor in the crash. The identity of the driver has not been released.

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