Driver crashes into Philadelphia police station near scene of cellphone store crash

Earlier this week, a driver went through a T-Mobile store across the street from the police station during a chase.

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Police say the 25-year-old driver of a Mitsubishi struck an unoccupied police vehicle and the steps to the police station.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A driver crashed into a Philadelphia police station across the street from the site where another car careened into a cellphone store earlier in the week.

Friday's crash occurred just after 1 a.m. at the 35th police district headquarters on the 5900 block of North Broad Street near West Champlost Avenue in the Ogontz section of the city.

Police say the 25-year-old driver of a Mitsubishi struck an unoccupied police vehicle and the steps to the police station.

No injuries were reported, and no arrests were made.

The Department of Licenses and Inspections was notified.

The investigation is active and ongoing with the Crash Investigation Division.

Earlier this week, a driver went through a T-Mobile store across the street from the 35th district station during a police chase.

Authorities say the driver was speeding on Broad Street with police in pursuit around 11 p.m. Tuesday.

The vehicle then crashed into a T-Mobile store sending glass and metal everywhere.

The suspect was able to get out of the car and fled on foot.

A foot pursuit ensued, and police were able to take him into custody.