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.

LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy

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

  1. Tags
  2. Patrol Issues

Recommended Airway and Transit Policing

Join the discussion

Be the first
to comment
PoliceOne comments can only be accessed by verified law enforcement professionals.
Please sign in or register to view or write your own comments below.