Vehicle strikes police cruiser in Bustleton

PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) A Philadelphia police officer was injured in a crash on the Roosevelt Blvd. in Bustleton.

The crash happened shortly before 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the marked police vehicle was traveling southbound in the inner lanes with its lights and sirens on when it was struck in the passenger side by another vehicle.

According to police, the driver of the other vehicle was not injured. The officer was taken to Aria Health Torresdale where he was expected to be treated and released. 

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