Cop hurt during traffic stop in E. Germantown

Posted: January 02, 2012

Authorities are looking for the driver of a silver Cadillac who sped off from a traffic stop in East Germantown, injuring a police officer.

The officer was treated for arm and neck injuries at Albert Einstein Medical Center and released.

Police said the officer stopped a 2003 Cadillac with two men inside on Washington Lane near Musgrave for an unspecified reason at 1:50 a.m.

When the officer attempted to get the driver to get out of the vehicle, the motorist sped off, striking the officer with the open door, police said.

The car was last seen headed westbound on East Cliveden Street, police said.

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