Car hits pole, bursts into flames; 1 dead

August 8, 2009 3:35:14 PM PDT
A driver lost control of a vehicle and drove into a utility pole. Philadelphia Police were on location of a one vehicle accident Saturday morning that has claimed the life of a person in Hunting Park section.

The one accident occurred in the 800 block of East Bristol Avenue shortly after 6:00 a.m. when the driver of a car lost control and struck a utility pole.

The impact of the crash toppled the pole.

The car then burst into flames.

One occupant of the car was pronounced dead at the scene.

There is no word on the identity of the deceased