Car Crash Leaves Police Officer Injured in Oakley
OAKLEY, CA (February 5, 2019) – Tuesday night, an Oakley Police Department officer was involved in an accident on Main Street.
According to Chief Eric Christensen the crash occurred at 6:45 PM near the intersection of Main Street and Empire Avenue.
Officials stated that the officer was enroute to a Chase Bank in the 2500 block of Main Street about reports of someone trying to break in when he was hit by an oncoming vehicle. The patrol car had the sirens and lights on at the time. Authorities later found a person trapped inside the ATM.
First responders arrived shortly after and transported the officer to a nearby hospital for further medical evaluation. He sustained broken bones and has already been released. There has been no status update on his medical condition.
The California Highway Patrol is still investigating the circumstances leading up to the case. There has been no further information disclosed.
If you hear sirens or see red flashing lights, assume that an emergency vehicle is coming your way. Pull over to the edge of the roadway safely, clear the intersection, and stop until the emergency vehicle has passed.
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