Following a review of dash cam video obtained from the Patrol vehicle involved in yesterday's collision, while the civilian vehicle did not yield to the emergency vehicle, it was the Police Officer that struck the SUV.
This incident remains under investigation with no decision yet on whether a ticket will be issued.
An officer on Patrol suffered minor injuries today following a collision with a civilian vehicle.
Prior to the collision, the officer involved had been dispatched to a priority call. The marked Police car’s emergency equipment was activated at the time. The officer was traveling westbound on 22nd Street West and came to a stop when he reached Idylwyld Drive North. He then proceeded through the intersection and was struck by an SUV traveling on Idylwyld that had failed to yield to Police. The driver of the SUV was uninjured, but the officer suffered minor injuries. Charges against the driver of the SUV are pending as the investigation continues.