LOS ANGELES, CA (February 17, 2022) – Early in the morning on Monday in Los Angeles, a hit-and -run driver injured three Los Angeles police officers. The February 14 crash occurred in the downtown area, on the 110 Freeway at Olympic Boulevard.
The time was roughly 2:00 a.m., the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
The patrol vehicle was traveling on the southbound side of the freeway, reports say, when the crash occurred. Details regarding the crash are not yet known from reports.
Responders arrived and transported the three injured police officers to LAC+USC Medical Center for treatment. The officers who were injured have not been identified, other than they were assigned to the Harbor division of the police department.
The condition of two of the patients was described as critical. The condition of a third patient was described as serious but stable.
The person who is suspected of being the driver in the hit-and-run crash was later located and taken into custody, reports say. Two people who had been traveling as passengers with the suspect driver were also detained, according to authorities.
Neither the suspect driver, nor the passengers, has been identified in reports.
Investigators are continuing their work into the crash.
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