Driver survives high-speed crash in Frankford

Police say the driver of a white pick-up truck was going about 100 miles per hour when they lost control.

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Driver survives high-speed crash in Frankford
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A driver walked away with only minor injuries after a high-speed crash in Frankford.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A driver walked away with minor injuries after a high-speed crash in Frankford.

It happened on Frankford Ave and Ruan St at around 3 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the driver of a white pick-up truck was going about 100 miles per hour when he lost control.

The truck struck an "El" train pillar on the sidewalk and landed on the front steps of a row-home.

The crash also damaged a parked vehicle nearby.

The impact of the crash launched the driver out of the vehicle.

The 57-year-old driver was taken to Temple University Hospital by medics where he is listed in critical but stable condition.

This is an active investigation with the Accident Investigation Division.