One Dead, One Injured After Crash in Hunting Park

One woman is dead following a car crash in Philadelphia overnight.

Police report the accident happened around 12:45 a.m. Sunday morning on Old York Road at West Luzerne Street in the Hunting Park section of Philadephia after the driver crossed over the double center yellow lines and entered oncoming traffic. The car then crashed into a second car on the front end, and struck two other parked cars. 

Police say the driver, a 43-year-old man, was seen outside of his car after the crash, attempting to walk away from the accident, but was held at the scene until police arrived. The driver was then transported to Episcopal Hospital, where he is in stable condition. 

The passenger, a woman in her late 20s, was transported to Temple Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. 

Police are investigating what caused the accident. There are no charges at this time. 

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