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.
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Lower Humidity, Not as Hot
Thursday is going to feature mostly sunny skies and lower humidity. There will be a pleasant NW breeze around 10 mph. High 83. Enjoy.
The holiday weekend is looking warmer and unsettled. Shower and thunderstorm chances increaselate Sunday and Labor Day.