Girl struck in possible DUI-related Feltonville crash

Philadelphia crime scene
Police are investigating a three-vehicle crash at Third Street and Wyoming Avenue this morning.
Credit: Metro file photo

A 9-year-old girl has a bystander to thank for only sustaining minor injuries following a three-car crash in Philadelphia’s Feltonville section this morning.

The crash, which police say resulted in one arrest for driving under the influence, happened about 7:30 a.m. at Third Street and Wyoming Avenue, CBS Philly reports.

The girl was standing on a corner at the intersection when the crash occurred. A bystander pushed the girl out of the way of a vehicle involved in the crash as it moved toward her.

The 9-year-old was taken to St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, where she is said to be in good condition with only minor injuries.

The driver of one vehicle was taken to Temple University Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.



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