By Associated Press - Tuesday, January 10, 2017

POMONA, Calif. (AP) - Pomona police say a motorcycle officer has been critically injured in a wreck while responding to a separate crash.

KABC-TV reports ( ) the officer was responding to reports of a pedestrian killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

Officials say the officer, a 9-year department veteran, was involved in a collision and hospitalized with a head injury.

Investigators are still on the scene of both crashes.

Police say the pedestrian in the first incident, a man in his 40s or 50s, died at the scene. The driver in that crash initially fled but later returned to the scene.


Information from: KABC-TV,

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