Philly officer struck by drunk driver

The officer was released from the hospital after suffering head pain, the suspect was arrested


The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia police officer stepping out of her patrol car early Sunday morning was hit by a drunk driver, police said.

A member of the traffic unit, the officer was at the intersection of Roosevelt Boulevard and Large Street in Oxford Circle just before 1:30 a.m. when she was knocked to the ground by a motorist who hit the back of her car, police said.

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