Philadelphia police officer injured during traffic stop

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after being injured during a traffic stop Tuesday night.

It happened along 63rd Street near Sansom Street in West Philadelphia.



Police pulled over the suspect, who then fled into a wooded area of Cobbs Creek Park.

Police were able to catch up to the suspect.

The officer was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.



The incident also involved a crash involving three vehicles.

Investigators have not explained how the officer was injured or why the suspect was pulled over.
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