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Police say speed is to blame for I-76 wreck

Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Police say speed is to blame for I-76 wreck

Police say speed is to blame for a crash that left a driver injured along the Schuylkill Expressway.

The accident happened around 1:15 a.m. Wednesday on the ramp to Passyunk Avenue near the 26th Street split in South Philadelphia.

The driver lost control of the vehicle, swerved off the highway and crashed into a tree lined area.

The driver was taken to the hospital where he was admitted in stable condition having suffered only cuts and abrasions.

There is no word on charges at this time.

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