Aggressive Driving Leads to Police Involved Crash

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    One person is hurt after an aggressive driver caused a crash along Interstate-76 in West Conshohocken early Wednesday morning.

    Pennsylvania State Police said 48-year-old Francis McIlhenny III was traveling on the Schuylkill Expressway around 5:45 a.m. when another vehicle, operated by 54-year-old Joaquin Angles, began following them too closely and using his high beams.

    McIlhenny slowed to allow a third vehicle to merge onto the I-76 from Interstate-476, according to police.

    Unable to lower his speed, Angles lost control of his car and slammed into the concrete barrier near mile marker 331.8, officials said.

    His vehicle pinballed to the right, striking McIlhenny's car, spinning out-of-control and then hitting McIlhenny's vehicle a second time, police said.

    Angles' car then headed down an embankment, striking several trees and a light post before coming to a stop.

    He was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania with non-life threatening injuries.

    Charges against Angles are pending, according to State Police, who said the crash will not be classified as road rage as Montgomery County authorities initially reported.