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San Jose Police Officer Accident Suncrest Avenue and Perie Lane

San Jose Police Officer Accident Suncrest Avenue and Perie Lane

San Jose Police Officer Injured in Crash Near Suncrest Avenue and Perie Lane

SAN JOSE, CA (May 7, 2021) – A police officer was hospitalized after an accident near Suncrest Avenue and Perie Lane in San Jose.

According to the KRON 4 News and NBC Bay Area, the crash occurred early Friday. Officers reported the collision at about 12:40 a.m.

The incident happened when a San Jose police officer was outside of his marked patrol car  during a traffic stop. At the same time, a passing vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed.

Officer Hit by Speeding Driver

The speeding driver then struck the San Jose police officer near the intersection of Suncrest Avenue and Perie Lane. Firefighters along with the paramedics soon responded to the scene.

Medical personnel found the officer suffering from non-life-threatening injuries as a result of the collision. They took him to the hospital for treatment.

Officials did not release the name of the victim and his condition at this time. Meanwhile, police took the motorist who hit the officer into custody.

The San Jose police are still investigating the crash.

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