Phila. police officer injured in crash in Frankford

December 18, 2012 10:41:35 AM PST
A Philadelphia police officer is recovering from injuries after his cruiser collided with a car in Frankford.

It happened at 9:37 a.m. Tuesday on Torresdale Avenue at Bridge Street.

The officer was traveling northbound to assist another officer in a foot pursuit when his police cruiser collided with another vehicle.

Police say the civilian motorist ran a red light.

The officer was taken to Temple University Hospital. The civilian was taken to Aria Health Torresdale Division.

The injuries to both were said to be minor.