A police officer is in the hospital after a car accident in Chester on Monday.
Investigators say the K9 officer was responding to a report of shots fired shortly before 4 p.m. when his vehicle collided with an SUV at the intersection of 3rd Street and Central Avenue.
A traffic pole was also knocked down during the accident.
The officer was trapped inside the vehicle after the crash but was later pulled out by rescue workers.
The officer was taken to the hospital where he is currently in stable condition. A K9 was also taken to the veterinarian to get checked out.
The driver of the SUV was not hurt in the crash.
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