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2 teens critical, driver faces DUI charges in Roosevelt Blvd. crash

Monday, March 25, 2013

Philadelphia police are investigating a crash on Roosevelt Boulevard that sent two teenagers to the hospital in critical condition.

The crash occurred around 3:30 a.m. Sunday in the northbound lanes of the Boulevard just south of Woodhaven Road.

Police tell Action News the driver somehow lost control, swerved off the road, and struck a tree.

The car then burst into flames.

Police say all six people in the car were taken to Aria Health Torresdale Campus for evaluation.

Two passengers, an 18-year-old male and an 18-year-old female, are in critical condition.

Police say the 20-year-old driver has been charged with DUI and related offenses.

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