Philadelphia police officer hospitalized after crash in Hunting Park

A Philadelphia police officer was hospitalized Wednesday morning after being involved in a car crash in Hunting Park, according to police.

The crash happened near Old York Road and West Erie Avenue shortly before 6 a.m., the Philadelphia Police Department said. 

FOX 29's Bob Kelly said the crash happened when a Philadelphia police officer was rushing a gunshot wound victim to a nearby hospital. A SEPTA police officer took both the officer and the gunshot victim to Temple Hospital.

Another car with significant front-end damage was seen near the intersection of West Erie Avenue. Police have not reported any additional injuries at this time.

A police officer was injured during a crash Wednesday morning in Hunting Park, police said.

No information has been provided on the condition of the victims.



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