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UPDATE: Officers Injured After Driver Strikes Patrol Vehicle (Photo)

May 20, 2019 06:56

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The officers injured in this morning's crash along McLoughlin Boulevard were treated and released from the hospital. One officer was injured in the arm and the other in the leg. The suspect in the assault was knocked to the ground but did not appear to be injured.
After conducting an investigation, the PPB Traffic Division determined that a black 2004 Cadillac being driven by George J. Goines, Jr., 41, hit the left rear corner of one of two police vehicles stopped on the right side of the road. At the time of the crash, both police vehicles' emergency overhead lights were activated. The impact tore off the left rear wheel of the police vehicle and caused the Cadillac to spin most of the way around (photos).

Traffic officers issued a citation to Goines for Driving Under the Influenc

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