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Suspected Drunken Driver Plows Into 15 Parked Cars in Philadelphia

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    Driver Hits 15 Parked Cars

    A driver hit 15 parked cars in South Philadelphia Friday night. The driver is now in custody and being tested for a DUI.

    (Published Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018)

    A suspected drunken driver plowed into 15 parked cars Friday night in South Philadelphia, leaving a trail of damage in his wake, police said.

    The incident happened around 10:20 p.m. in the 2400 block of 3rd Street. 

    An off-duty sheriff's officer who happened to be in the vicinity witnessed a blue Ford careening into the parked vehicles. The driver attempted to flee, but the off-duty officer stopped him. 

    The suspect was later identified as 43-year-old James Keyser. He was arrested for driving while intoxicated.

    Keyser was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries.