Boynton Beach, FL (November 26, 2018) - An officer with the Boynton Beach Police Department was hospitalized following a crash that occurred on Monday, November 26th. The officer was on duty when the crash occurred at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Federal Highway.
The officer was responding to an incident regarding an armed suspect when she came to the intersection and collided with a black Chevy Equinox. According to reports, the Equinox turned in front of the officer's patrol vehicle, causing the crash to occur. The officer attempted to swerve to miss the collision but also struck a light post in the process. The SUV driver was cited for their role in the crash.
The officer, who has not been identified at this time transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. She remained in the hospital overnight and into Tuesday.
Over 250,000 people are injured in Florida car accidents each year. Police officers, rescue workers, truck drivers and others who drive regularly for their jobs place themselves at greater risk of being involved in a crash. Our thoughts go out to the injured officer in this crash and we hope for a speedy recovery.
Being involved in a car accident is scary and stressful. We certainly hope that you do not find yourself in this situation. If you are, however, there is help available. At Rubenstein Law, our Florida car accident attorneys have been helping injured victims across our state since 1988.
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