Driver charged in Bustleton crash that killed three

Sam Newhouse

The man behind the wheel duringa crash last summer that left a car split in half was arrested Sunday to face charges for the collision.

Christopher Bloomfield, 20, was arrested on Sunday, but charges were not immediately announced. He could face charges of homicide by vehicle, CBS reported.

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Bloomfield was allegedly driving at a high rate of speed on Sandemeyer Road in Northeast Philly in Julywhen he lost control of his 2007 Acura and crashed into a tree. The car was split in half from the hood to the trunkduring the crash.

Yvette Gonzalez, 17, of the 700 block of Rhawn Street and17-year-old Sabrina Rhoads of the 100 block of Newberry Street were both ejected from the car and killed.

Felip Hernandez, 20, of Medford, New Jersey, was trapped in the wreckage and died at the location of the crash.

A fourth victim, a 17-year-old boy, was seriously injured. The driver, now identified as Bloomfield, was reportedly taken by private vehicle to a hospital after the crash and was in stable condition.

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