By Al Novack
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A Philadelphia traffic officer, who had stopped a car for a routine violation, was hit by the driver.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Flash Flood Warnings Across Tri-State Area As Nor'easter Dumps 2 to 3 Inches On Region
The incident occurred along northbound Roosevelt Boulevard near Large Street. The female officer was struck from behind around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning by a driver who was allegedly under the influence.READ MORE: Pennsbury School Board President Details Violent Threats Made Against Board Members
The officer was admitted to the Albert Einstein Medical Center with several non-life threatening injuries. She is listed in stable condition and resting comfortably.
Police say the striking driver has been tested and will be cited with driving while under the influence.MORE NEWS: 7-Year-Old Boy Killed In Strawberry Mansion Hit-And-Run, Police Say