LAPD officers involved in two-car crash in Pacoima
At least three people were injured Sunday night in a crash in Pacoima involving a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car, officials said.
The collision was reported around 9 p.m. in the 12800 block of Van Nuys Boulevard, near Glenoaks Boulevard, according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange.
LAPD officials confirmed that one of the vehicles was a police cruiser.
Two officers and a third person, described only as a “female complaining of injuries,” were transported to a hospital, LAPD Officer Drake Madison said.
He could not confirm the nature of their injuries or the circumstances of the crash.
“Accidents with officers happen,” he said. “It’s a vehicle, and we get into traffic collisions every now and then.”
Video from the scene captured by KTLA-TV Channel 5 showed the police cruiser and the second car, a black sedan, with crumpled front bumpers. Debris was strewn around the street.
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