SOUTHWEST PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - A police officer guarding the scene of a violent rampage that ended with a police shooting had to be rushed to the hospital after the patrol car he was in was hit by a suspected DUI driver.
That officer was redirecting traffic while investigators worked the crime scene.
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Police say a pickup truck heading northbound on Cobbs Creek Parkway at Christian Street in Southwest Philadelphia hit his patrol car just before 2am Thursday and the officer was pretty shaken up.
He was taken to the hospital for observation and is doing well.
He's alert, walking, talking to investigators and going to be alright
The driver of that pickup truck was taken in to face DUI charges.