Monday, August 31, 2015

Reward offered for info about hit-run that hurt Philly officer

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Surveillance video of the car, possibly a black or dark-colored Ford Taurus, believed to be involved in a hit-and-run that injured a Philadelphia police officer.
Surveillance video of the car, possibly a black or dark-colored Ford Taurus, believed to be involved in a hit-and-run that injured a Philadelphia police officer.

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a Philadelphia police officer.

Officer Michael Brady was off-duty when he was struck by a car while he was walking on the 2300 block of East Cumberland Street in Kensington shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday.

The Fraternal Order of Police announced the $10,000 reward today for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible.

The 28-year-old officer suffered a deep laceration on his head and was hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

More coverage
  • WATCH: Video of striking vehicle
  • The striking vehicle is believed to be a black or dark-colored 2010 Ford Taurus. The car is missing its passenger-side windshield wiper and may have a dented hood and damage to the passenger-side windshield.

    (Watch surveillance video of the vehicle)

    The car was last seen driving east on Cumberland Street toward Aramingo Avenue.

    Tipsters can call 215-686-8477 or send a text message 773847.


    Contact Emily Babay at 215-854-2153 or ebabay@philly.com. Follow @emilybabay on Twitter.

    Contact the Breaking News Desk at 215-854-2443; BreakingNewsDesk@philly.com. Follow @phillynews on Twitter.

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