Baltimore Accident Leaves Officer and Civilian Hospitalized
Posted on Feb 10, 2012
February 10, 2012 – Baltimore, Md. – An officer and a civilian were injured when a police cruiser hit a pole on Wednesday night, February 8.
A WBALTV new story reveals that the incident happened at about 7:30 p.m. in the intersection where Edmondson Avenue and Franklin Street meet. According to City Police Detective Jeremy Silbert, the police cruiser crashed into a pole at the intersection.
The officer, whose identity has not been released, was injured in the accident. The officer was transported to a local hospital to be medically treated for minor injuries.
The civilian also suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital. Exactly how the civilian was hurt is unclear. The civilian may have been hit by the vehicle or by debris from the crash. The identity of the civilian is also unknown.
The accident is being thoroughly investigated by local police.
As a service to the residents of the Baltimore area, our firm will frequently publish blogs about local traffic accidents. We do this to raise awareness about the common types of Maryland motor vehicle accidents that may result in serious injury or traffic fatalities.
Common Baltimore accidents include, but are not limited to:
- single-car accidents;
- accidents caused by hazardous road conditions; and
- accidents caused by distracted drivers or aggressive driving.