- Associated Press - Friday, April 6, 2018

MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) - A police officer in Delaware was injured after his patrol car flipped while he responded to a traffic accident.

The News Journal reports that the officer with the Middletown Police Department was answering a call Thursday afternoon for a crash involving a pedestrian on East Main Street.

Witnesses said a vehicle struck the patrol car, which had activated its lights and sirens. The car rolled twice before landing on its roof, with its hood resting on a third car.

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The officer and the driver of the car that struck him were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The pedestrian that was hit in the initial accident was also taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.


Information from: The News Journal of Wilmington, Del., http://www.delawareonline.com

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