Two peopled killed in chain reaction crash identified

Antionette Lee
April 22, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Philadelphia police

Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The two people killed in a chain reaction crash Saturday night in the Northeast section of the city have been identified and police are still looking for the driver who caused the crash.

The crash happened Saturday night on Bustleton Avenue near Red Lion Road. Police say the driver of a Chevy Camaro hit two vehicles that triggered a chain reaction. 

A man and woman inside a flipped car died at the scene. 

They have been identified as 48-year-old Carmen Montalvo Ruiz and 50-year-old Juan Lopez Rivera. 

Five other people were rushed to the hospital. 

Police are also searching for a person driving a white Lexus, who they say helped the driver leave the scene.