Philadelphia police officer injured in North Philly crash

A 22nd District police officer was injured in a single-vehicle crash on the 2400 block of N. 12th Street in North Philadelphia.

It happened around 3:30 p.m. Thursday. The cruiser struck the barrier of an overpass while responding to a priority assignment.

According to police, the officer was taken to Temple University Hospital. The officer is in critical but stable condition with non-life threatening injuries. He sustained a head wound and a possible broken leg.