A taxi driver allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol led police on a chase, crashing his cab through a fence after a police officer found him asleep at the wheel in his vehicle in South Philadelphia.
According to police, the cab driver fled around 1:30 a.m. Monday after the officer, thinking that the driver had possibly suffered a medical emergency, broke one of the taxi’s windows. The driver took off. Authorities say the driver went the wrong way on a street near Penn’s Landing, crossing the Platt Bridge twice and then later crashed through a fence and into a guardrail near the Delaware River.
Police say that the taxi driver attempted to flee the scene on foot, but was apprehended. He was transported to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital where he was treated for a minor head injury.
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