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Richmond and East Cumberland Streets in Port Richmond.

August 28, 2016

Report: Three injured in suspected Port Richmond drag race

Victims, including teen and child, taken to Hahnemann Hospital for treatment

Philadelphia police are investigating after three people were injured Sunday afternoon in what may have been a drag race in Port Richmond.

According to officials, two vehicles were involved in a crash that occurred at approximately 4:40 p.m. in the area of Cumberland and Richmond Streets, NBC10 reports.

As a result of the accident, a 20-year-old man driving an unidentified sedan suffered a skull fracture and several other serious injuries. His passengers, a 15-year-old boy and an 11-year-old, also sustained injuries in the crash.

Investigators said the 20-year-old driver is suspected of street racing prior to the crash and was also receiving a test for a possible DUI.

All three victims were taken to Hahnemann University Hospital for treatment. Their conditions were not immediately released.