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Officer treated after being hit by a car in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood, police say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – An officer was taken to the hospital Saturday after being involved in a crash in Philadelphia’s Fairhill neighborhood.

Police said the officer was struck from behind by a car speeding away from a gas station near 100 West Lehigh Avenue.

The officer was taken to Temple University Hospital and officials said the officer is expected to be treated and released. They have not identified the officer. Police also said medics responded to the person.

The scene of the accident is being investigated on behalf of the Criminal Investigation Department.