21-year-old Norristown man killed, multiple injured in Northeast Philadelphia crash

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Monday, February 20, 2023
1 dead, 3 critically injured in Northeast Philly crash
One person was killed and three others were critically injured after a crash in Northeast Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A 21-year-old man from Montgomery County was killed in a collision in Northeast Philadelphia, police say.

It happened around 1:35 a.m. Monday on the 2700 block of Levick Street.

Police say the victim, identified as Steven Thompson of Norristown, Pa., was a passenger in the back of a Chevrolet that was traveling northbound on the Roosevelt Boulevard.

At the same time, an Audi was also traveling northbound on the Boulevard.

Police say both vehicles were traveling at a high rate of speed.

The vehicles turned eastbound onto Levick Street, which is one-way westbound.

The Chevrolet struck a metal pole and then was rear-ended by the Audi.

Police say Thompson who was sitting in the backseat with another passenger was taken to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The other backseat passenger, a 20-year-old male, was taken to Einstein Medical Center in critical condition.

The 23-year-old driver and 19-year-old front passenger of the Chevrolet were taken to Jefferson Torresdale in stable condition.

Police say the driver and passenger in the Audi, both 21 years old, are listed in stable condition at Jefferson Torresdale, as well.

The investigation into the fatal crash is ongoing, police say.