Man allegedly drives through barricades, Tased by police

UNIVERSITY CITY (WPVI) -- An investigation is underway after a man was Tased by Philadelphia police in University City.

It happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of 38th and Market streets.

Witnesses say a male driver drove through a National Guard barricade.

Police stopped the car and attempted to remove the driver from the vehicle.

He allegedly refused and a scuffle broke out.

The man was then Tased by police, handcuffed, and taken into custody.

No further details have been released.
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