Driver loses control in Eakins Oval

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image none"><span>none</span></div><span class="caption-text">An out of control car crashes near the Washington Memorial Statue at Eakins Oval on Saturday, October 24, 2009.</span></div>
October 24, 2009 12:51:28 PM PDT
A 26-year-old female driver received minor injuries after she lost control of her car.

The single vehicle accident occurred around 1:15 a.m.

The woman was driving on Kelly Drive, crossed the Ben Franklin Parkway and knocked down a traffic light and two street lights before coming to rest near the Washington Memorial Statue at Eakins Oval. The impact of the crash caused wires to fall down onto the parkway.

The impact of the crash also caused damage to the park near the statue.

There is no word yet on any charges or what caused the woman to lose control.


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