By CBS3 Staff

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.

Off-Duty Philadelphia Police Officer Injured In Hit-And-Run In Hunting Park

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Police say the officer had just gotten off work and was riding his motorcycle home when he was struck by a gray SUV.

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“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.

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Investigators say they’ll check surveillance footage to help track down the hit-and-run driver.