October 25, 2014
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a car fleeing a Philadelphia
robbery scene and being chased by police has jumped a curb and
crashed into a crowd, killing three children under age 10 and
gravely injuring a woman.
Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey says it happened Wednesday
night in Feltonville, a neighborhood of row houses in North
He says the incident began with two men stealing a motorcycle at
gunpoint. He says one fled on the motorcycle and the other fled in
When the car jumped the curb it became wedged between a house
and a pole. The woman it hit is the mother of at least one of the
The police commissioner says, "It's a tragedy."
Police say the car driver was injured and arrested at the scene.
They say the motorcycle rider was arrested at his nearby home.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.