Police officer injured in North Philadelphia crash

June 27, 2013 10:18:48 AM PDT
A police officer was injured when his patrol car collided with another vehicle in North Philadelphia Thursday afternoon.

The accident happened around 12:10 p.m. on the 1600 block of West Allegheny Avenue.

Chopper 6 was over the scene shortly after the crash occurred, capturing images of the injured officer being put onto a stretcher and taken to an awaiting ambulance.

The officer was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.

Another vehicle at the scene, a silver sedan, collided with a utility pole - seemingly a result of the crash with the police cruiser.

The driver of the sedan was not injured.

Police are investigating what led to the crash.


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