White Mercedes Crashes Into Cars Along Cheltenham Avenue, Driver Expected to Face DUI Charges - NBC 10 Philadelphia

White Mercedes Crashes Into Cars Along Cheltenham Avenue, Driver Expected to Face DUI Charges

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    Driver Arrested After Hit-and-Run in Montco

    Police arrested a driver caught speeding through a red light and hitting other cars in Cheltenham, Pennsylvania. (Published Friday, Oct. 10, 2014)

    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.