By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A Philadelphia police officer is recovering after being injured during a traffic stop Friday night. Police say a car was stopped at 60th Street and Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia around 8:30 p.m.

Credit: CBS3

Police say the driver took off and crashed his vehicle a short distance away and tried to run away on foot.

The driver was caught, but a police officer was somehow injured.

The officer was taken to the hospital and is expected to be treated and released.

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