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Philly police car crashes while pursuing carjacker

The incident happened early Wednesday evening in the city's Mantua neighborhood.

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A Philadelpia police officer was in a car accident while in pursuit of a carjacker Wednesday evening, ABC Philly reports.

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The incident happened in the city's Mantua neighborhood near the intersection of 39th Street and Haverford Avenue around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday evening.

Police were reportedly in pursuit of awhite Ford Taurus that was taken at gunpoint.

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The accident, which had no serious injuries, involved one patrol car and one non-police vehicle.

The suspect is still at large and the vehicle remains stolen.

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