By Al Novack
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - A Philadelphia traffic officer, who had stopped a car for a routine violation, was hit by the driver.
The incident occurred along northbound Roosevelt Boulevard near Large Street. The female officer was struck from behind around 1:30 a.m. Sunday morning by a driver who was allegedly under the influence.
The officer was admitted to the Albert Einstein Medical Center with several non-life threatening injuries. She is listed in stable condition and resting comfortably.
Police say the striking driver has been tested and will be cited with driving while under the influence.
for more features.