Off-duty officer, driver injured in Roosevelt Blvd crash

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA - December 30, 2012

It happened around 11:00 Saturday evening in the northbound lanes of the roadway near Bustleton Avenue.

Police say the driver of a Mitsubishi Eclipse struck a car. While fleeing the scene, the driver ran a red light and was struck by the off-duty officer's vehicle.

According to authorities the 25th district officer was on his way home from work.

Both drivers were taken to Hahnemann Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.

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