Officials are investigating an overnight crash in the Bustleton section of the city that claimed the life of a teenage passenger and left the driver of the vehicle in critical condition.
According to CBS3, it was just before 4 a.m. that a driver lost control of his vehicle and smashed into a tree near Grant Avenue and Krewstown Road.
The driver is reportedly a teenage boy who is in very critical condition. He was taken to Aria Hospital Torresdale.
Police say the passenger was a teenage girl who was ejected from the car and killed instantly.
ABC6 reports that it took rescue workers close to 30 minutes to free the young man from the vehicle.