Police officer hit by car while chasing suspect

Officials say he was hit by a passing car.

Dan Wing
October 19, 2018 - 7:20 pm
Police patrol car with sirens off during a traffic control.

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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A police officer was hit by a car while chasing a suspect in Center City Philadelphia on Friday afternoon.

Philadelphia Police officials say the officer was chasing a suspect on foot when he was hit by a passing car at 16th Street and John F. Kennedy Boulevard around 2:10 p.m.
 
The officer was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was expected to be treated and then released. 

The suspect being chased was able to get away.