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North Philadelphia hit-and-run leaves 2 hurt

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Authorities say a hit-and-run driver, fleeing from police, struck a car head-on and injured two people in North Philadelphia early Thursday morning.

The crash happened just after midnight in the 2700 block of North 16th Street.

Police say they had stopped a vehicle that was travelling the wrong way down the one way street when the driver suddenly sped off.

While fleeing police, the suspect's vehicle struck a car head-on, injuring the two people inside.

The driver of the striking vehicle then fled the scene on foot.

A 23-year-old woman and 22-year-old man were taken to the hospital in stable condition

Police are searching for the driver who remains on the loose.

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