02/22/2007

Philadelphia man revs car into 6 officers, critically injures 1

By Joseph A. Gambardello, Inquirer Staff Writer
Philadelphia Inquirer

Declaring "you're not going to take my brother to jail," an 18-year-old man aimed a car at six police officers making an arrest in Northern Liberties yesterday, crushing an officer under the vehicle and bouncing a second off the hood, authorities said.

Officer Joseph Glovacz, an 11-year-old veteran of the force, was in critical condition last night after undergoing surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital to save his leg, the Police Department said.

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