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Swerving car led to police cruiser crash

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

A Philadelphia police officer was hospitalized after crashing into a pole Tuesday morning.

The crash happened around 9:00 a.m. at the intersection of Frankford and Cheltenham Avenues in Northeast Philadelphia.

According to police, the officer crashed into pole while trying to avoid a car swerving in the road.

The driver of the other car kept going, apparently not seeing what had happened.

Police caught up with him. No word on any citations at this time.

The officer was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

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