Patrol car struck while waiting at red light

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by Andrew Michalscheck

azfamily.com

Posted on September 14, 2013 at 10:29 AM

Updated Saturday, Sep 14 at 2:30 PM

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PHOENIX –  A police officer was hospitalized early Saturday morning after a patrol car was struck at a red light.

Police said the incident occurred at an intersection near 99th Avenue and Buckeye.

As the officer was sitting in the vehicle a young woman tried to make a turn, but wound up hitting the officer’s car.

Police said they believe the woman was speeding at the time. There’s no word if impairment was a factor.

The woman also suffered injuries, but both she and the officer are expected to be ok.

 

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