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Woman faces DUI charges after Northeast Philadelphia crash

Sunday, May 19, 2013

A 24-year-old woman is facing DUI charges after she lost control of her vehicle in Northeast Philadelphia, according to authorities.

Police say the woman was traveling west in the 2800 block of Welsh Road around 2:30 a.m. Sunday when she lost control and struck a parked truck.

The impact of that crash caused the truck to strike a parked car.

The woman's vehicle then flipped over striking a car traveling east on Welsh Road.

Firefighters freed the woman from her vehicle and she was taken by ambulance to Aria Health Torresdale for non-life-threatening injuries.

No other injuries have been reported.

The name of the driver has not been released.

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