A Philadelphia judge has ordered one of two men charged in a triple-deadly drag racing crash to stand trial on charges including vehicular homicide and involuntary manslaughter.
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports 20-year-old Christopher Bloomfield was held for trial following his preliminary hearing Tuesday.
Bloomfield and 20-year-old Ryan Farrell are charged in the July 2015 crash that killed 17-year-old Sabrina Rhoads, 17-year-old Yvette Gonzalez and 20-year-old Felipe Hernandez. Police say Bloomfield was behind the wheel of the car that crashed and Farrell was driving the vehicle that was racing him.
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The judge held the case against Farrell for further review after his attorney argued there was no precedent in the state for charging a driver in a drag racing crash if the driver didn't hit the other car.