Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Woman critical after driving into Cobbs Creek

A woman is in critical condition after driving into a creek in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police said a woman in her 30s drove a white SUV into Cobbs Creek near Greenway Avenue shortly after 3:30 p.m.

Officers were able to remove the woman from the car, which settled in five to seven feet of water. They found she was breathing but not conscious, according to investigators.

The woman was rushed to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. No other occupants were inside the vehicle, police said.


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