Los Angeles Police Officer Hospitalized after Collision near Jefferson Boulevard

LOS ANGELES, CA (December 21, 2021) – Friday evening, a police officers was injured in a suspected DUI crash on Arlington Avenue.

The incident occurred shortly after 9:00 p.m., on Arlington Avenue and Jefferson Boulevard. Emergency crews responded to the scene shortly after.

Per reports, a driver of a white Dodge Durango SUV rear-ended a police vehicle. First responders transported the officer to a nearby hospital for treatment of the leg injuries.

Meanwhile, LAPD detained the driver of the Dodge on suspicion of driving under the influence. Those with further information are encouraged to contact local authorities as soon as possible.

One small driving mistake can lead to a car accident. This is why it is important to drive defensively and always abide by all traffic laws. Keep your attention on the road, follow the speed limit, and never drive under the influence of altering substances.


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