Police Officer Breathing on His Own After Crash

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(WPVI) – There is a positive update concerning the Philadelphia police officer who suffered a traumatic injury in an accident last month.

Highway patrolman Andy Chan was successfully weaned off a ventilator Monday and is now breathing on his own. Action News is told Chan is no longer considered in a coma. Intensive rehabilitation efforts are being scheduled.

Chan was struck by a minivan in Northeast Philadelphia while on his police motorcycle just after 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 3. along a section of Rhawn Street that runs between Roosevelt Boulevard and Frankford Avenue. CONTINUE