Police: Speeding teen crashes into van, killing man on Cobbs Creek Parkway

A man is dead, and a teen is in critical condition, after a two-car crash in Southwest Philadelphia early Sunday morning.

Police say a teenage driver was speeding when he lost control, swerved into oncoming traffic and slammed into a van on Cobbs Creek Parkway around 1 a.m.

The driver of the van, a 41-year-old man, was pronounced dead on the scene.


The teenage driver and a teenage passenger were transported to a local hospital, where one is critical and the other stable.

No charges have been announced as the deadly crash is under investigation.