Fiery Northeast Philadelphia crash kills pregnant woman

A 22-year-old pregnant woman was killed in a car crash in Northeast Philadelphia Monday night. Credit: Google Images
A 22-year-old pregnant woman was killed in a car crash in Northeast Philadelphia on Monday night.
Credit: Google Images

Two drivers are being tested for possibly driving under the influence after a fiery car crash in Northeast Philadelphia on Monday night killed a pregnant woman.

The two-vehicle collision happened about 11:10 p.m. near Red Lion Road and Haldeman Avenue, 6ABC Action News reports.

The two cars were traveling east, side by side, when one of them struck a median and lost control. The cars criss-crossed and collided, according to the report, and one of them struck a tree and burst into flames.

A 22-year-old pregnant woman was a passenger in the car that caught fire. She died in the crash. The car’s driver, 22, and an 18-month-old child were injured and treated at Aria Health-Torresdale Campus.

The other car’s occupants, which included a 1-year-old child, were not seriously injured, according to the report.

The two drivers reportedly know each other.


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