SOUTH LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered non-life threatening injuries Friday night following a crash in South Los Angeles.
According to police, the officer was conducting traffic control at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Trinity Street shortly before 8 p.m. following a crash. A driver who allegedly attempted to drive into the closed road struck the officer.READ MORE: LA City Council To Resume In-Person Meetings On June 15
The motorist involved in the crash was said to be cooperating with police, and the officer was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.READ MORE: LAUSD Puts Stop To Home Games At Million-Dollar Baseball Field After Neighbor Complains
Third time this week a law enforcement officer has been hit by a car…MLK Blvd East of the 110, LAPD officer was doing traffic control for a crash when a car hit the officer. Transported to the hospital with non life threatening injuries and the driver is cooperating @CBSLA pic.twitter.com/DxM1hYrZU7
— Desmond Shaw (@RoadSageLA) February 27, 2021MORE NEWS: 2 People Were Critically Injured After A Balcony Collapse In Malibu Saturday; 4 Other People Were Also Transported To The Hospital