(Metro file photo) (Metro file photo)

An off-duty police officer was hit by a suspected drunk driver who ran following the accident in West Philadelphia, reports said.

The officer was hit by a Pontiac around 2 a.m. Monday at 57th Street and Haverford Avenue, according to CBS Philadelphia.


The outlet reported that the driver ran a red light and hit the officer's SUV.

Police told CBS two suspects were caught and taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment. A third man allegedly showed up at the hospital and said he was involved. A suspected fourth suspect remains at large.

The off-duty officer was treated for non life-threatening injuries at the same hospital.

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