Police Officer Injured in Car Crash in Sacramento, CA
Crash at 16th Street and Richards Boulevard Hospitalizes Police Officer
Sacramento, CA (June 17, 2018) A police officer sustained injuries in a traffic accident on Saturday afternoon, according to initial local reports. The accident occurred in Sacramento, California and involved a Sacramento Police Officer.
The collision occurred around 6:19 p.m at the corner of North 16th Street and Richards Boulevard. Authorities at the scene stated that the police officer had been heading west along Richards Boulevard when, upon reaching the North 16th Street intersection, they collided into a pickup truck proceeding across the street.
Upon arriving at the scene, paramedics and first responders determined that the severity of the officer’s injuries necessitated further care, and they were transferred to a local hospital to receive further medical attention. The name of the officer has not been released.
The driver of the pickup truck remained at the scene following the accident and was not injured. The driver has not been identified but appears to be cooperating with law enforcement officials.
Traffic was directed around the accident as first responders worked to document the crash and record statements from those involved as well as witnesses. The delays in traffic were removed by 8 p.m. An investigation is ongoing into the crash and why the two vehicles collided. As of posting, no further information is available regarding the condition of the officer.
We wish a full and quick recovery for the officer injured in this accident.
These posts are not a solicitation for business, and our intent is to inform the public of the dangers affecting their decisions to operate on our state’s roadways. Accidents can happen at any point, to any person, and we implore those in our community to drive safely and cautiously. We hope for the health and recovery of the officer in this crash and for the safety of all others in our community.
However, accidents do happen and when they do, it’s vital that you know your rights and seek out the compensation you deserve for the injuries you’ve sustained. The injuries suffered during car accidents can be mild, but they can also be life-altering and substantial, necessitating years of medical expenses and hospital visits.
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