Officers injured in Juniata Park hit-and-run

Two officers were injured in a hit-and-run accident in the Juniata Park neighborhood of Philadelphia around 3:30 a.m. Thursday, ABC Philly reported.

The incident happened near the intersection of G Street and East Erie Avenue when the plainclothes officers’ unmarked car was hit.

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CBS Philly reported that “a vehicle struck the police car from behind” and that the “police car then hit a parked car and then crashed into a wall.”

The officers were taken to a hospital with minor injuries.

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Investigators do not know if the driver knew there were officers in the vehicle, and they described the runaway car as “a dark colored, smaller car with front-end damage,” ABC Philly reported.

Matt Lee is a web producer for Metro New York. He writes about almost everything and anything. Talk to him (or yell at him) on Twitter so he doesn’t feel lonely: @off_Yellow.

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