Driver crashes into crowd at Labor Day block party, injuring 8

8 People Injured While Car Hit At South Philadelphia

It was chaos at a Labor Day block party, when a vehicle crashes into a crowd sending several people to the hospital, including a pregnant woman.

It happened on the 1500 block of S. Ringold Street shortly after 4 p.m. Monday.

The vehicle hit the bystanders a block apart around 4 p.m. and at least eight people were believed to be seriously injured, ABC6 reported.

Police told CBS Philadelphia the driver was impaired when she attempted to go around a group of people before crashing into the crowd. Two other victims, a 94-year-old woman and a 48-year-old woman were taken to Hahnemann University Hospital for treatment.

No arrests have yet been made, though the female driver is expected to face DUI charges. The injuries do not appear to be life-threatening. Also noted that among them was a pregnant woman.

Police are investigating the crash.

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