Robbery Victim Chasing Suspect Causes Chain Reaction-Crash That Injured Teen In West Philadelphia, Police Say
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -Philadelphia police are questioning two men they say were involved in a robbery and car chase overnight in West Philadelphia. The chaos caused a chain-reaction crash that damaged six cars along Cobbs Creek Parkway.
Surveillance video from a home and car owner shows the dramatic end to the crash and robbery.
Moments before the crash, police say there was a robbery in the area of Cobbs Creek Parkway and Delancey Street in West Philly.
The robbery suspect then sped off in a car. The victim chased the suspect down in another car, which crashed into an SUV that was parked in the middle of the road, causing a chain-reaction crash.
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A teenage girl was inside the parked SUV. She was taken to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to be evaluated.
The home and car owner who provided Eyewitness News with the surveillance video owns two cars that were hit. They fear both cars are now totaled.
Eyewitness News asked the owner if they wanted to speak on camera about their ordeal, but they declined.
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