By Tim Jimenez
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia Police officer is recovering from a violent overnight crash with a bread truck overnight.READ MORE: Several People Injured After Tree Falls During West Philadelphia High School Reunion Party At Fairmount Park
“Bleeding from her mouth and she was complaining of pain on her left side of her body. That’s from the impact of the accident.”
Police say at around 2 in the morning the officer had her lights and sirens on going through the intersection of 11th and South when she collided with a truck.READ MORE: Man Struck, Killed By Vehicle In Northeast Philadelphia: Police
It was an Aversa’s bakery truck.
The 29-year-old driver was not hurt. The officer taken to Jefferson hospital in stable condition.
Police say real time crime cameras here will help them in the investigation.MORE NEWS: Philadelphia Weather: Week Starts With Muggy Conditions Before Cold Front Arrives
Police say the officer was on her way to the 300 block of South Street to help officers who were on foot chasing an assault suspect, who they ended up catching.