Officer leaving protest crashes on Roosevelt Boulevard

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Philadelphia officer hurt in motorcylce crash. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on October 22, 2017. (WPVI)

A Philadelphia police officer suffered a broken leg after losing control of his motorcycle on Roosevelt Boulevard, authorities said.

It happened around 1 a.m. Sunday at the Boulevard near Levick Street in Mayfair.

Action News has learned the officer had just left a police protest at the 15th district building.

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Protests outside 15th police district. Gray Hall reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on October 22, 2017.



He was taken to Aria Health Torresdale Hospital.

Several police vehicles blocked off that section of Roosevelt Boulevard to traffic as the investigation was underway.

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