A man crashed a white Mercedes into two cars on both sides of a street that divides Philadelphia from Montgomery County before switching vehicles and attempting to flee the scene, according to police.
The speeding Mercedes ran a red light, crashed into one car then swerved over, hitting a second car on the other side of Cheltenham Avenue near and Massey Way in front of Lynnewood Gardens around 2 a.m., according to Cheltenham Township Police.
After the second crash, the unidentified man hopped out of the Mercedes and into a waiting getaway vehicle, said investigators.
He didn’t make it very far.
Police caught up to him just a few blocks away and took him into custody. Investigators said that they expect to charge the man with DUI pending toxicology results.
One person suffered minor injuries, said police.