13-year-old struck by police car in Spring Garden

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Police are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was hurt in an accident involving a police car in Philadelphia's Spring Garden section.

Police are investigating after a 13-year-old boy was hurt in an accident involving a police car in Philadelphia's Spring Garden section.

It happened just after 5 p.m. Friday at Broad Street and Fairmount Avenue.

Police say an officer was responding to a call when the police car struck the teenage pedestrian.
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The victim was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital for what are believed to be non life-threatening injuries.

Police shut down the busy roadway for about a half hour while they investigated.

No police officer's were injured.
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