February 29th, 2024

Edmonton police officer sent to hospital after car crash

By The Canadian Press on February 5, 2024.

EDMONTON – A police officer has been sent to hospital after a car crash in northeast Edmonton.

Police say a marked police vehicle was travelling southbound in the afternoon on Manning Drive near 137th Avenue with its lights and sirens activated when it was hit.

They say the police vehicle was hit on its passenger side by another vehicle headed east on 137th Avenue.

Police say the officer had non-life-threatening injuries while the other driver was unhurt.

Collision investigators were on scene.

The intersection was closed, and motorists were being advised to avoid the area.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 5, 2024.

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