Fatal car accident in Mayfair

A woman died and three others were injured on Roosevelt Boulevard Sunday morning. On Monday, police made an arrest.

Police have made an arrest after a multi-vehicle crash on Roosevelt Boulevard near Tyson Avenue on Sunday morning that left one person dead and others injured.

At approximately 6:43 a.m. on April 8, two cars involved in the accident were waiting at a red light near Tyson Avenue. The car that police said caused the accident, a 2009 red Chrysler, slammed into the back of one of the cars, pushing it into the back of the other.

The car that was struck first was sent in an uncontrolled state until settling on the median dividing inner and outer northbound traffic lanes.

The passenger, 52-year-old Diana Como from the 6600 block of Montague Street, was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:49 a.m. NBC 10 reported she had been on her way to work.

The driver of that vehicle, a 55-year-old male, was sent to Jefferson Torresdale Hospital, where he was listed in stable condition.

After the crash, the Chrysler came to a rest on the lot of the Wawa located at the intersection. The driver, a 34-year-old male, suffered a broken leg. He was transported to Jefferson Torresdale, where he was admitted in critical condition.

The third car in the incident was pushed forward into the intersection of Tyson and the Boulevard. The driver, a 49-year-old female, reported minor complaints of bodily pain. The passenger, a 49-year-old male, reported no injuries.


UPDATE: On Monday, April 9, police arrested 24-year-old Zamir Allen of the 3200 block of Ryan St. He was charged with aggravated assault, involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault while DUI; homicide by vehicle, homicide by vehicle while DUI; DUI, false ID to law enforcement authority and related offenses. ••