Publish Date: 2023/06/19
The San Diego Police Department said the incident occurred on Garnet Avenue, near Kendall Street, at around 3:30 p.m.
Preliminary details show the on-duty motorcycle officer was patrolling the neighborhood when he was struck by another vehicle while traveling down Garnet Avenue. The officer, who was ejected from the motorcycle by the impact of the crash, suffered serious injuries.
Authorities have confirmed that the early-model Ford Bronco SUV observed on the scene following the crash was in fact the involved vehicle. Its driver remained behind at the scene and cooperated with investigators. No criminal charges have been filed as of this writing.
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