Officer injured in East Mt. Airy crash

January 27, 2013 9:25:20 AM PST
A police officer was hospitalized after his vehicle collided with another car in the East Mount Airy section of Philadelphia Sunday morning.

The accident occurred shortly after 8:00 a.m. at the intersection of Musgrave Street and Washington Lane.

Police say a 14th District officer was traveling southbound on Musgrave Street and proceeded through the intersection on the green light when a female, driving a black Honda Civic, ran her red light.

This caused the officer to hit the driver side of the Honda.

The police officer injured his right knee during the crash.

He was transported to Albert Einstein Medical Center by medics.

He is expected to be treated and released.

The female driver was also transported to Einstein Hospital for evaluation.

Police say no charges have been filed.


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