PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – An off-duty Philadelphia Police officer was injured in a hit-and-run in Hunting Park. It happened shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday on Roosevelt Boulevard and Old York Road.EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Center City Hit-And-Run Leaves Woman In Critical Condition, Police Say
Police say the officer had just gotten off work and was riding his motorcycle home when he was struck by a gray SUV.READ MORE: 'This Is What We Do In A Small Town': Mullica Hill Residents Continue Recovery Efforts Weeks After Tornado
“No further description because the off-duty officer was knocked into the air, knocked off his bike, so he didn’t get a good look at this vehicle that hit him, but the vehicle then left the scene which is a crime,” Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.
The officer broke his leg in the accident and was taken to the hospital for treatment.MORE NEWS: New Jersey Man Credits Keeping Mind Active As He Celebrates 105th Birthday
Investigators say they’ll check surveillance footage to help track down the hit-and-run driver.