CHP Officer Hospitalized after Auto Collision near Trautwein Road

RIVERSIDE, CA (October 17, 2022) – Friday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer was injured in a 2-car crash on Van Buren Boulevard.

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m., near Trautwein Road.

According to reports, the driver of a sedan was heading west on Van Buren Boulevard and made a left turn at a red light. There, the sedan drove directly into the path of an agency’s sport-utility vehicle.

Responding personnel transported an officer for minor-to-moderate injuries. The sedan driver was also transported to a nearby hospital as a precaution.

At this time, the identities of those involved in the crash have not been made public.

No further details regarding the Van Buren Boulevard crash have been released to the public; however, Riverside Officials will provide more information once available.

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