DUI suspect slams into patrol car, hurts officer

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA - November 18, 2011

Investigators say at about 11:30 on Thursday night, the suspect's pickup truck ran a red light at 22nd Street and Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia.

Officers say it then plowed into a Toyota, bounced off that car and hit a First District patrol car parked at the intersection.

The officer in the police cruiser suffered a concussion.

He is being treated at a hospital.

He is expected to recover.

No one else was hurt.

The driver of the pickup has been charged with DUI.

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