Driver dies after ramming pole, parked cars

Police say the driver of this car died after striking a utility pole and several parked cars in Southwest Philadelphia early Monday morning.

April 18, 2011 11:21:53 AM PDT
One person is dead following a crash in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police say a 36-year-old driver lost control, struck a pole, and slammed into several parked cars along the 7600 block of Essington Avenue. Investigators believe they may have been parked at a long-term lot used by travelers at Philadelphia International Airport.

The driver was killed. His female passenger was taken to the hospital. There's no word on her condition or the severity of her injuries.