Phila. Police officer crashes cruiser in South Phila.

March 16, 2013 5:18:57 AM PDT
A Philadelphia police officer is injured when his cruiser crashes while responding to a call in South Philadephia early Saturday morning.

A 3rd District officer's patrol car hit a BMW before crashing into a parked car at South Third and Jackson Street in South Philadelphia just after 2:00 a.m.

Police say a 17-year-old girl was behind the wheel of the BMW. She was taken to a local hospital where she was treated for minor injuries.

The officer was transported to Jefferson Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The accident remains under investigation.