PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A police officer suffered minor injuries during a one-car crash in Northeast Philadelphia Wednesday morning.
The accident happened around 4:50 a.m. on Krewstown Road.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: How Much Snow Will Major Nor'easter Dump On Your Area?
Police say the 7th District Police officer was responding to a robbery call at a convenience store when the accident occurred.
The police cruiser hit a guardrail and sustained heavy front-end damage.READ MORE: CBS3 Mysteries: What Happened To Celina Mays, 12 Years Old And Pregnant, 26 Years Ago?
The unidentified officer was taken to Aria Torresdale Hospital for a small cut to his forehead, which he sustained from the airbag deploying, and pain in both knees.
Krewstown Road, between Rising Sun and Bloomfield Avenues, was closed while crews clean-up the accident scene, but it has since reopened.MORE NEWS: Major Preparations Underway At Jersey Shore, Philadelphia Region Ahead Of Winter Storm
The accident remains under investigation.