Jacksonville, FL (September 2, 2021) - A sergeant with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office was hurt in a multi-vehicle crash on Thursday, September 2nd. The crash happened around 5:00 p.m. on I-10 near Chaffee Road.
According to Lt. Rich Buoye of the JSO, the officer was traveling in the far left lane in her marked patrol car. The officer activated her lights in order to respond to the scene of a separate crash. As she traveled across the highway, her car was hit from behind by a Volvo. The officer was hurt in the collision and was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The Volvo driver was transported for minor injuries. Neither the officer nor the Volvo driver was identified.
Police charged the driver of the Volvo for driving with a suspended license and no insurance.
There is no additional information available.
Car accidents in Florida are reported approximately every 92 seconds. This means that there is a crash taking place somewhere in our state at any given time. Motorists and passengers must always be alert and should never underestimate the risks associated with travel. Each day, many innocent victims will have their lives changed forever due to the actions of a negligent driver.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the injured officer following this Jacksonville car accident.
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