A man wanted in several hit-and-runs in Philadelphia, including one in Center City according to CBS Philly. Police say he ran over a woman twice and killed her in that hit-and-run. The driver was arrested in Collegeville, Montgomery County on Wednesday morning.
Police say they believe everything started at around 2am, at Broad & Lombard Streets, In South Philly. A Chevy Malibu rear-ended a motorcycle carrying a 29-year old driver, and a 28-year old passenger, then left the scene. The female passenger on the back of the motorcycle was taken to the hospital in stable condition. She reportedly just suffered a few bumps and bruises. The man driving the motorcycle, was not injured.
Two blocks away, the Malibu hit a 32-year old woman, who was on her way home from work. She was on the sidewalk near 15th & South Streets, when the car jumped the curb and hit her. The woman’s friend who was with her, managed to dive out of the way just in time. He is fine. But, police say the driver turned the vehicle around and hit the woman again. The woman was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead a short time later. Investigators say witnesses gave descriptions of the car at both accident scenes. Police say they found the vehicle ditched at Broad & South Streets.
According to the police, they have surveillance video of the suspect exiting the car shirtless, then leaving the scene. Investigators say the Chevy Malibu had been stolen overnight. After dumping the Malibu, police say he stole another vehicle. He hit another pedestrian on Umbria & Hermitage Streets, in Manayunk. That pedestrian was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The man was later apprehended in Collegeville by Montgomery County & Collegeville Police.