"Five injured in South Philadelphia auto crash"
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"An automobile crashed into tow utility poles and a brick porch at 18th st. and Washington av. yesterday. All five occupants were injured. Police said the driver, Lawrence W. Burgess, 27, [...], lost control of the car as he was going north on 18th st. It hit the poles and then crashed into the porch at 1026 S. 18th St. Jack Cooper, 24, who is Burgess' cousin, [...], lost his right leg in the accident. An off-duty fireman, Dominic Zirilli, 28, [...], saw the crash. He used his belt and a high-heeled she which he borrowed from a woman bystander to apply a tourniquet to Cooper's right thigh. The injured were taken to Graduate Hospital. Cooper and Burgess, who suffered a fractured skull and left leg, were reported in serious condition. Treated for cuts and bruises were Louise Quattlebaum, 19, [...], and her twin sister, and Geraldine Hayes, 23."
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- Philadelphia Evening Bulletin
- Automobiles--Collision damage
Wounds and injuries
Burgess, Lawrence W
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- Pasquarella. "Five injured in South Philadelphia auto crash". 1956-05-28. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/65795. (Accessed December 10, 2018.)
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- Pasquarella, (1956-05-28) "Five injured in South Philadelphia auto crash". Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/65795
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- Pasquarella. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://digital.library.temple.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15037coll3/id/65795>.