YOUNG WOMAN KILLED AFTER HIT & RUN IN GERMANTOWN

NAYZE MEDIA (STAFF)

PHILADELPHIA, P.A. (GERMANTOWN)

Cover Photo Courtesy: NBC-3 Philadelphia

A 21-year old woman was killed this evening in a hit-and-run incident that happened in the Germantown section of the city. A CBS-3 Philly report said, the incident happened on the 5300 block of Germantown Avenue at around 7 p.m. on Monday evening.

PHOTO COURTESY: 6 ABC ACTION NEWS

First responding police officers at the scene said they arrived to find the woman suffering from severe head trauma. She was reportedly unresponsive and bleeding heavily. She was rushed to the hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Police say the the victim was hit as she was crossing Germantown Avenue. Neighborhood surveillance cameras reportedly captured the incident.

“She was hit with such force that her body was launched into the air about 12 feet when her body actually struck a traffic light and then her body continued to travel 50 feet south where it landed on the sidewalk.”, Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector, Scott Small said.

Police said the suspect’s dark grey Tesla had heavy damage to the front passenger’s side and the windshield is caved in.

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