4 Police Officers in Philadelphia Hurt in 2-car Crash
Four police officers in Philadelphia were reportedly injured in a two-car crash on Friday, Nov.10, 6ABC reported.
The crash involved two Philadelphia Police cruisers at 10 a.m. local time in the Kensington area of the city.
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Footage shows a police SUV with serious front-end damage. Another SUV was up on the sidewalk with side damage, and that vehicle appears to have struck a utility pole and a building.
Two officers were in each SUV, and all of them were hospitalized and listed in stable condition.
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The cars crashed while they were responding to a shooting at C Street and Allegheny, according to 6ABC.
One officer involved in the crash suffered a head injury and was taken to Temple Hospital, CBS Philadelphia reported.
4 Philadelphia Police Officers injured in crash while responding to shooting in the city's Kensington neighborhood. https://t.co/HnuoL5wrL4
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Philadelphia police vehicles collide during pursuit; 4 officers hurt https://t.co/1YwWl4awpK
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An eyewitness said one of the SUVs was traveling in the wrong direction at the time of the accident.
Transit police arrested a suspect in the shooting near Kensington and East Allegheny avenues. No victim was found in the shooting, the CBS affiliate reported.