TribLIVE

| State


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Officer, pedestrian injured in SUV pursuit

About The Tribune-Review
The Tribune-Review can be reached via e-mail or at 412-321-6460.
Contact Us | Video | Photo Reprints

Daily Photo Galleries


By The Associated Press

Published: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 9:06 p.m.

HARRISBURG — Officials say a police officer and a pedestrian were critically injured in a crash in a pursuit of a sport utility vehicle that led to the arrest of the driver.

The SUV driver was treated after the 6:30 p.m. Saturday crash and is in custody, Harrisburg police said.

The city police officer's vehicle crashed and flipped onto its roof, Cpl. Atah Akakpo-Marin told The (Harrisburg) Patriot-News. He remained in critical but stable condition on Sunday.

A female pedestrian struck during the crash also was critically injured, police said, and a police dog named Thor was injured.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Pennsylvania

  1. Pennsylvania sting scouted private liquor store sites
  2. Young Pakistani immigrant linked to Pennsylvania woman known as ‘Jihad Jane’ sentenced to prison
  3. Philadelphia robbers steal $105K from armored truck
  4. Dog wardens will canvass state for license compliance
  5. West Chester University’s town-gown effort to tackle drinking lauded at LCB conference
  6. Teacher indecency can get lost in state’s system, Trib analysis reveals
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.