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

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. 

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