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Possible drag racing crash on Roosevelt Boulevard

Sunday, August 25, 2013

A possible drag race on Roosevelt Boulevard led to an early morning crash, according to authorities.

Witnesses tell Philadelphia police they saw two cars racing in the 5800 block of the Boulevard in Oxford Circle around 3:30 a.m. Sunday, when one of the vehicles went out of control and slammed into two trees.

The occupants of the car got out, jumped into another vehicle, and fled the scene.

Police are checking area hospitals in case anyone hurt in the crash sought medical help.

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