The Third Division officer was assisting the LMPD Traffic Unit at the scene of a fatal crash when the car was hit by an oncoming driver, authorities said.
Metrosafe confirmed that a call came in regarding an officer-involved wreck at Dixie Highway and Greenbelt Highway. According to further findings, the officer sustained “minor injuries” and didn’t need to be taken to the Hospital.
However, the driver may have had head, neck, back, chest or hip injuries. He was transported to University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Emergency crews responded immediately after an LMPD officer was involved in a crash in southwest Louisville. The crew confirmed that the LMPD cruiser that was struck had been blocking the scene for an investigation of a deadly accident the happened earlier. The other vehicle in the collision drove to where the police were blocking the road and struck a police cruiser.
According to the report it was not known what caused the crash. The police are currently on the site investigating the actual cause of the accident.
Dr. Brian Elias, from The Accident and Injury Team, comments on this accident. “Our local police officers have a dangerous job. We all need to do our best to help them avoid being injured. If you see flashing lights ahead of you, make sure you move over to give them room. If you are unsure of what to do when you’ve been involved in an accident, please give our team a call. We can treat your injuries and also, if you wish, refer you to a very competent attorney in case you have a legal claim. Since we are NOT an attorney referral service, we have no interest in your legal claim beyond trying to help you obtain the best attorney to help you.”
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