Philadelphia police officer injured in West Oak Lane hit-and-run

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A Philadelphia police officer was injured in a hit-and-run. (WPVI)

The search is on for the driver who struck and injured a Philadelphia police officer in West Oak Lane.

It happened just before 10:30 p.m. Thursday at 20th and Spencer streets.

Police say an officer was struck by a vehicle and the driver fled the scene.

The officer was taken to Einstein Medical Center with minor injuries.

Police describe the striking vehicle as a 2005 Pontiac Silver Grand Prix with a possible Pennsylvania license plate of JLA-9786.

The vehicle was last seen heading north on 20th Street.
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