Police: Driver flees fatal 2-vehicle crash in Southwest Philadelphia
Police later located the driver and were questioning him about the crash that left the operator of a Mustang dead and a passenger critically injured.
Police have found the minivan driver who ran from a two-car crash in Southwest Philadelphia early Monday, leaving one man dead and another critically injured, officials said.
Police did not immediately say where they found the 50-year-old man. Authorities only said they had located and were questioning him. Police had earlier sent officers to wait at the Philadelphia address where the Kia minivan was registered.
No charges have been announced in connection with the crash, which occurred just before 2 a.m. at 63rd Street and Passyunk Avenue, police said.
The Kia was eastbound on Passyunk when it attempted to make a left turn at 63rd, colliding with a westbound Ford Mustang, police said. The minivan suffered front-end damage while the car slammed into two utility poles, trapping its occupants.
The Mustang's 29-year-old driver was pronounced dead at the scene while his passenger was taken in critical condition to Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, police said. The minivan's driver ran north on 63rd.
Photos from the scene showed the Mustang was mangled in the crash.
Police said speed may have been a factor and investigators are seeking to determine the cause.