Off-duty officer injured in MLK Drive crash

PHILADELPHIA - December 9, 2009

It happened on Martin Luther King Drive, near the Strawberry Mansion Bridge around 10:00 Wednesday morning.

Police say the off-duty officer was on her way to a meeting in the 19 District when she hit a pothole, lost control and slammed into a tree.

The unidentified victim was transported to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where, we are told, she is alert and was talking.

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