Driver Plows into Philadelphia Crowd: At Least 6 People Injured

Updated On 17 Apr, 2019 Published On

At least six people were injured after a man intentionally plowed his car into a crowd following an altercation in Philadelphia on Tuesday, April 16.

Investigators say the incident took place at approx. 3:45 p.m. in North Philadelphia. According to the Fox 29 report, the victims were rushed to a nearby hospital; one of the victims was in critical condition while the other five have no life-threatening injuries.

The 44-year-old driver, whose identity has not been disclosed, suffered head and facial injuries. He was taken to the hospital. He was then arrested and charged with aggravated assault.

According to Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small, the driver was pulled out of his car and attacked by passersby at the scene before he was taken away.

According to police, a man of age 37 was in critical condition as he had suffered a head injury and body trauma.

Another man, 28, suffered a left arm injury while a woman, 40, suffered a left shoulder injury. Both of them are in stable condition.

A man, 42, suffered head injuries, a girl, 17, was injured in the left hip and leg and a girl, 19, suffered minor injuries. The conditions of these three victims are unknown.

Police are investigating what caused the initial altercation.

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