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Speeding SUV Hits Car, Ignites Fire

A two-car crash ignited a small fire overnight in Reading, authorities said.
A two-car crash ignited a small fire overnight in Reading, authorities said. Photo Credit: Reading Fire Department

A speeding SUV struck another vehicle igniting a fire overnight Monday in Reading, fire officials said.

Fire crews arrived at the scene around 3:15 a.m., where multiple cars were damaged and one was on fire on the 1200 block of Schuylkill Avenue, according to Reading Fire Department.

An SUV that had reportedly been speeding struck an oncoming car, and parked cars, authorities said.

When the SUV stopped on its side, a fire ignited, authorities said.

There was no one in or around the SUV when fire crews arrived, authorities said.

No further information was provided.

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