A Philadelphia police officer was injured after being dragged three blocks by a car while out on patrol Sunday night, police said.
The officer was injured in the area of G and Westmoreland Street around 7:20 p.m.
Police say the officer, whose name has not yet been released, was expected to be treated and released from the hospital.
Investigators say the officer heard screams in the area of the 3100 block of G Street and was out to investigate when the driver of a car hit the accelerator.
The officer suffered scrapes and cuts to the left hand.
Police say two people who were inside of the car were taken into custody.
Stay with myfoxphilly.com and FOX 29 News for updates.
Limited sunshine today, but temps will still make it into the mid 50s before the 4:36 pm sunset. A few showers enter the picture, but not until well after sunset.
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