TRENTON — A city man whose passenger died in a fatal crash on Friday is now facing charges as a result of the accident.

The accident happened in the early morning hours on Friday in Bristol, Pennsylvania after officers reported seeing a silver Acura speeding on Route 95 according to the Bucks County District Attorney's Office. A short pursuit showed the car was driving 95 mph in a 55 mph zone.

After the car briefly slowed on the shoulder they then sped off again going more than 100 mph and troopers in pursuit noticed the headlights and taillights were both turned off as the car drove away. The car eventually hit a guardrail and a concrete barrier before flipping onto its roof.

The crash killed 22-year-old Javaira M. Mahmood of Trenton and injured two passengers who were hospitalized after the crash.

As a result Arthur A. Lewis, 23, was charged with third degree murder, homicide by vehicle, and driving under the influence. The Bucks County District Attorney's Office said the drug charges were the result of suspected marijuana found outside the car, and a bag of cocaine inside. Police also found three bundles of heroin in Lewis' jacket according to the DA.

The arrest affidavit described Lewis as "slow and lethargic," and noted he had bloodshot eyes during treatment while refusing to submit to a chemical test of his blood alcohol level.

Lewis was taken to Mt. Saint Mary Medical Center in Langhorne, Pa and was ordered held without bail after his arraignment. He was being held at the hospital by the state police until he could be discharged to the Bucks County Correctional Facility.

According to a GoFundMe page Mahmood was the youngest of seven children. "Her singing would fill our house from morning to night," her sister Sabba said on the page.

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