July 7, 2011 - Philadelphia, Pa - According to a report from Philly.com, 2 police officers were injured in a car crash in Philadelphia.
The officers had responded to a call for police backup on Wednesday, June 29 at approximately 9 p.m. Highway Patrol officers stopped a vehicle containing two people at 15th and Wingohocking Streets and requested backup, police said. The unidentified officers were on their way to the call when their vehicle crashed into a jeep that was traveling the same direction as them.
The police vehicle hit a fence and then a pole near Broad Street and Hunting Park Avenue. The occupants of the jeep weren't injured; however, the officers were taken to Temple University Hospital, listed in stable condition. The female police officer, with 8 years on the force who was driving, suffered neck and head injuries. The male police officer, with 6 years on the force, sustained a hip injury.
No citations were given and according to police, no laws were broken.
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