15th District Officer injured during arrest

A 15h District Police Officer was injured early yesterday morning in a car accident.

The officer was assisting an arrest at Frankford and Torresdale avenues in Frankford shortly before 2 a.m. when his cruiser was struck by another vehicle.

The driver struck a parked car before hitting the cruiser, and faces DUI charges.

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