Student Driver Slams Into Northeast Philadelphia Apartments

Woman hurt in wreck along Academy Road

A student driver lost control of her car and smashed into a Northeast Philadelphia apartment building Tuesday.

The unidentified driver struck another car and went up onto a lawn before slamming into a unit at the Canterbury Court Apartments just off the 9500 block of Academy Road in the city’s Morrell Park section around 11:45 a.m.

Medics took a woman to Aria-Torresdale Hospital with undisclosed injuries. Dispatchers couldn’t say if the injured woman was the student driver behind the wheel of the car.

The crash left a hole about the size of large trash can in the brick façade. The crash forced six people from their homes. No word yet if they were allowed to return.

Police continued to investigate Tuesday.

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