Officer injured while helping driver

February 4, 2009 12:35:16 PM PST
A police officer from Upper Makefield was hurt while helping a motorist with a disabled vehicle Wednesday afternoon.Authorities say it happened around 12:30 p.m. on Taylorsville Road near Washington Crossing Road.

Details are sketchy, however Action News has learned the officer, 28-year-old Robert Fuchs, had to jump over a guard rail and fell down a ravine.

Fuchs was taken to St. Mary Medical Center.

He suffered extensive bruising and rib injuries.

Fuchs is a three year veteran of the force.

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