Wrong-Way Driver Killed in Head-On Collision

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    A man is dead and three other people injured after police say he drove on the wrong side of the road in the Frankford section of the city.

    Police say 25-year-old Angelo Mills of Philadelphia was driving a 1996 Honda Civic on the wrong side of the roadway in the southbound lane on Aramingo Avenue around 3:15 a.m. on Saturday. Mills’ vehicle collided head on with a 2005 Buick LeSabre. The impact caused the Buick to crash into a 2010 Nissan Rogue.

    Mills was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Buick, 43-year-old Christian Price, suffered a left broken ankle and is currently in stable condition. Two passengers inside the Buick, 20-year-old Melissa Torrez and 22-year-old Michael Page were also injured in the crash. Torrez suffered internal injuries and is currently in critical condition. Page is currently in stable condition. Police say the driver of the Nissan was not injured.

    Empty beer cans were scattered along the street at the scene of the crash. Police suspect Mills was intoxicated prior to the accident.

    Aramingo Avenue was shut down in both directions after the crash but reopened after three hours.