2 police officers, 1 other injured after car crash in North Philadelphia

Video from the scene shows that the airbags were deployed in both the police cruiser and the Toyota.

Sunday, June 9, 2024
2 police officers injured after car crash in North Philadelphia
2 police officers injured after car crash in North Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Three people are injured, including two police officers, after a car crash in Philadelphia Saturday night.

It happened at approximately 8:15 p.m. at North 22nd and West Dauphin streets as two officers from the 22nd District were responding to a call.

Investigators say the officers were traveling eastbound on Dauphin Street when they struck a black Toyota Highlander.

Video from the scene shows that the airbags were deployed in both the police cruiser and the Toyota.

Both vehicles appeared to be badly damaged.

According to police, two officers and a passenger in the Toyota were injured in the collision.

The officers and the passenger were transported to Temple University with non-life-threatening injuries.

No further details have been released on this incident. It is unclear whether the Toyota was involved in the call officers were initially responding to.

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