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Two Police Officers Injured In Car Accident In South Philadelphia

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PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Police say two officers in an unmarked patrol car suffered non-life threatening injuries when their cruiser was struck by another car near Broad and Pattison Avenues in South Philadelphia just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning.

The driver of the civilian car was not hurt. Both officers are under treatment and listed in good condition at Thomas Jefferson Hospital. One officer complained of wrist pain. The other officer suffered a leg fracture.

Police say no charges were lodged against the driver of the striking car since he stopped to render help. The accident happened as both cars were making a turn.

Reported By Al Novack, KYW Newsradio