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Charlotte Officer Seriously Hurt in Head-On Collision

July 06, 2011  | 

A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police officer was seriously injured Tuesday in a head-on collision in southwest Charlotte.

Officer Jim Guard was driving southbound on Steele Creek Road, police said, when his patrol car collided with a Jeep Liberty SUV traveling northbound around 2:12 p.m.

Police said a witness reported that the Jeep crossed the double yellow line on the two-lane road. The witness, police said, was traveling behind Guard's car.

Source: The Charlotte Observer

Tags: Motor Vehicle Accident, Charlotte-Mecklenburg PD


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