2 Hospitalized after South Los Angeles Car Collision
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, CA (September 25, 2019) – Two LAPD officers sustained injuries in a collision on Vermont Avenue on September 23.
The officers’ SUV sheared off a fire hydrant in the Vermont-Slauson Neighborhood of South Los Angeles, officials said.
Responders cut free one of the officers from the wreckage. The incident occurred just before 8:00 p.m. on Vermont Avenue and 61st Street, LAFD Spokesman Brian Humphrey said.
The two officers went to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
LAPD Lt. Ted Urena revealed that the officers came to respond to a “backup” call with emergency lights and sirens activated when the crash happened.
The patrol SUV rolled over and sheared off a fire hydrant in the crash. Meanwhile, a northbound minivan on Vermont Avenue also got involved in the crash.
Urena added that the officers sustained lacerations but no broken bones.
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