On December 11, 2004 at approximately 2300 hours Saturday Philadelphia police were in pursuit of a vehicle that had been reported stolen.
The chase ended inside Sqt-57's station, when the car lost control, hit a pedestrian and went through the medics bay door.
The car then hit Sqt-57 broadside by the officers door, pushing the truck up against the wall and crushing the park bench inside the station.
Fortunately no one inside the station was injured.
Sqt-57 is now out of service from severe damage sustained from the incident.
A reserve piece has engine has been placed in service in its place.
The pedestrian that was struck was transported to H.U.P. via medic-9 and will be ok.
Police apprehended the suspect and recovered a gun from the auto.