Jacksonville, FL (January 30, 2019) - A police officer in Jacksonville suffered serious injuries after he was involved in a head-on collision on Tuesday, January 29th. The crash took place at the intersection of Perry Street and 8th Street.
According to reports, a Cadillac was traveling the wrong way on Perry Street when the vehicle collided head-on with the police cruiser. The crash took place at a high speed. An ambulance arrived on the scene and rushed the injured officer to UF Health with serious injuries to both legs. Officers arrested two people inside the Cadillac though it is unclear what charges they face at this time.
The injured officer was not immediately identified. There is no additional information available.
Each year, approximately 250,000 people will be injured in Florida car accidents. Many accidents will occur due to negligence or recklessness of at least one driver. Driving left of center is one example of such negligent behavior. In this case, the police will consider all factors in investigating why this head-on crash took place. In the meantime, our thoughts are with the injured officer for a full recovery.
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