Officer injured after vehicle hits police cruiser in Tacony

TACONY (WPVI) -- A Philadelphia police officer suffered minor injuries after another vehicle slammed into a police cruiser overnight.

The incident occurred at the intersection of Magee Avenue and Charles Street in the city's Tacony section around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

Police say a silver Lincoln traveling southbound on Charles Street disregarded a stop sign and struck the police vehicle.

Damage could be seen on the rear passenger door.

Both officers that were in the vehicle were transported to the hospital where they are expected to be treated and released.

The driver of the Lincoln did not suffer any injuries. He was apprehended for suspicion of DUI.

Police continue to investigate.

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