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February 04, 2010

Pa. officers struck by stolen car at traffic stop

Both are in good condition; one officer fired, hitting suspect in leg

By Robert Moran
The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — Two Highway Patrol officers were injured last night when they were struck by a stolen car they had stopped in North Philadelphia, police said.

The two officers and two from the 22d Police District stopped the car about 9:45 p.m. at 16th and Oxford Streets, just south of Temple University, said Lt. Frank Vanore, a police spokesman.

Full story: Pa. officers struck by stolen car at traffic stop

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