What to Know
- An officer was on her way to assist in a shooting investigation when she crashed her cruiser at a Mayfair intersection early Monday.
- The officer and a person in the other car were both listed in stable condition, emergency responders said.
- The cause of the crash remains under investigation.
A Philadelphia police officer crashed while she was responding to a shooting investigation overnight.
The officer’s cruiser collided with a red car at Brous Avenue and Robbins Street in the Mayfair neighborhood around 4 a.m.
The officer, who hasn’t been identified, was conscious when taken to a nearby hospital after the wreck, emergency responders said. The driver of the other vehicle was also transported to the hospital in stable condition.
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The officer was on her way to assist at a shooting scene along Hunting Park Avenue in the city’s Juniata Park neighborhood at the time, police said. That scene is more than 3 miles away.
Police continued to investigate the crash Monday morning.