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Police: 2 officers injured by DUI driver in Germantown

Friday, October 19, 2012

Two Philadelphia police officers were injured in an accident overnight in the city's Germantown section, and now the driver of the striking vehicle is said to be facing DUI charges.

The crash happened around 1:00 a.m. Friday at the intersection of E Chelten Avenue and Baynton Street.

According to investigators, the police cruiser was rear-ended by another car.

The officers suffered various injuries to the neck, head and pelvis. Both were transported to Albert Einstein University Hospital in stable condition.

The driver of the striking vehicle was taken into custody and is expected to face formal charges.

The identities of the officers and the suspect have not been released.

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