1 dead in head-on crash in West Oak Lane; driver suspected of DUI

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Police say alcohol was a factor in a fatal head-on crash in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section. (WPVI)

Police say alcohol was a factor in a fatal head-on crash in Philadelphia's West Oak Lane section.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at Broad Street and Stenton Avenue.

Police say a 28-year-old female driver, traveling south on Broad Street in a Ford Explorer at a high rate of speed, lost control and slammed into a Hyundai.



A 30-year-old male passenger in the Ford SUV died after being thrown onto the road.

The driver was also ejected from the vehicle. She was taken to Einstein Medical Center in critical condition.

She is expected to be charged with DUI and homicide by vehicle.

Two females in the Hyundai, a 28-year-old and a 17-year-old, suffered minor injuries. Both are in stable condition.

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