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Police: Driver trying to go around block party hits 8 people

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Police say a driver trying to go around people holding in a block party in south Philadelphia struck eight people, sending all of them to hospitals, but none of the injuries are said to be life-threatening.

A police spokeswoman says the woman driving the vehicle told officers that her brakes failed before the crash shortly after 4 p.m. Monday on South Ringgold Street.

Police said medics were planning to transport eight people to the hospital, but there were "no life-threatening injuries at this time."

The driver and vehicle were still at the location and no arrests have been made.

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