SUV Drives Into Crowd at Philly Club; 9 Injured

Investigators say an unidentified woman drove a silver Jeep Cherokee and drove into a crowd, striking nine women

By David Chang
|  Sunday, Jul 21, 2013  |  Updated 3:41 PM EDT
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SUV Drives Into Crowd at Philly Club; 9 Injured

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Police say a sport utility vehicle drove through a crowd outside a northeast Philadelphia nightclub during a fight, injuring nine women.

Police say a fight broke out between several women on Saturday, around 2:50 a.m. inside the Studio 98 night club on the 9800 block of Bustleton Avenue. Investigators say the brawl spilled out into the parking lot outside the club. The fight came to a halt after police say someone sprayed mace into the air.

Investigators say an unidentified woman dressed in a black dress or bodysuit then went inside a silver Jeep Cherokee and drove into a crowd, striking nine women. 

All of the victims were taken to Nazareth and Aria Torresdale Hospitals with various injuries. A 21-year-old and a 25-year-old woman were both listed in critical condition at Aria Torresdale. The 25-year-old woman was upgraded to stable. The 21-year-old woman was transferred to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where she remains in critical.

All of the other victims are in stable condition.

Police said the SUV was last seen driving away on Bustleton Avenue. No arrests have been made. 

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