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Caught on Cam: SUV Nearly Strikes Pregnant Woman After Crashing Through Deli

Neither the pregnant woman nor the three other people inside the store were seriously injured.

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    (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

    Surveillance video shows an SUV that police say was stolen, crashing through a Philadelphia deli and nearly striking a pregnant clerk. 

    In the video, 19-year-old Genesis Dejada Torres, who is 5-months pregnant, and a co-worker are seen sitting behind the counter of the Frankford Deli at Frankford Avenue and Tioga Street around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Suddenly, a 2017 Nissan Pathfinder crashed through the wall, causing shelves of merchandise to rain on top of them.

    Caught on Cam: SUV Nearly Strikes Pregnant Woman After Crashing Into DeliCaught on Cam: SUV Nearly Strikes Pregnant Woman After Crashing Into Deli

    NBC10 obtained surveillance video of an SUV that police say was stolen, nearly striking a pregnant woman after it crashed through a Philadelphia deli Tuesday night. Amazingly the four people inside, including the pregnant woman, were not seriously injured. Check out surveillance video from outside the store here.

     

    (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

    Miraculously, Torres and three other people in the store escaped serious injury. Torres told NBC10 her unborn baby was not harmed. 

    "Really crazy though," she said. "I was so nervous yesterday. Like what the heck happened here?"

    Torres said she had sat up at just the right time and avoided a more serious injury.

    "If she had been sitting down closer [to the counter] it could have pushed her onto the register," co-worker Israel Maldonado told NBC10.

    Caught on Cam: SUV Crashes Through Philadelphia DeliCaught on Cam: SUV Crashes Through Philadelphia Deli

    NBC10 obtained surveillance videos of an SUV that police say was stolen crashing through a Philadelphia deli Tuesday. These two videos show the crash from the outside of the store. Four people who were inside the deli, including a pregnant woman, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Check out surveillance video from inside the store here.

     

     

    (Published Thursday, May 18, 2017)

    Police say an 18-year-old man was behind the wheel of the Pathfinder, which was reported stolen in Philadelphia Monday. The suspect was allegedly driving about 100 mph northbound on Frankford Avenue when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into several other cars before slamming into the deli.

    The driver was arrested at the scene, but police are still searching for other suspects who may have also been inside the stolen vehicle.

    As police continue to investigate, Torres is thankful both she and her baby are okay.

    "It's like I won the lottery," she said.

    Workers say the deli will likely be closed for several more days as they continue to make repairs.