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Search Result: Police Vehicle Accidents

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Tenn. Constable Succumbs to Wounds From Crash

August 23, 2011
Constable Ross Potter of Carter County's Sixth District was traveling on Highway 91 on Aug. 4 when his department vehicle left the roadway near Blue Springs Road and struck a utility pole.

La. Capitol Police Officer Killed In Crash

August 10, 2011
A Louisiana capitol police officer was killed in a crash Tuesday night, when his department vehicle crossed the interstate median and struck an 18-wheeler and pickup truck head on.

N.C. Deputy Killed In Crash Assisting Another Officer

August 2, 2011
Greene County (N.C.) Sheriff's deputy David Jennings Dawson III was killed when his cruiser left the road while responding to another deputy who had asked for assistance. The 21-year-old deputy swerved and left the roadway on Highway 903 at Crowfoot Road, about three miles south of Snow Hill.

N.J. Detective Killed In Head-On Crash

August 2, 2011
A New Jersey detective was killed Monday morning, after a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction drifted across the center line and struck her head-on, as she headed to work in her department-issued Ford Crown Vic.

N.C. Officer Strikes Tree While Responding to ONA Call

July 31, 2011
Officer Russell Willingham, 28, responded to a 3:15 a.m. call from an officer asking for assistance after stopping a probable drunk driver who was weaving around the road.

Former Miami Beach Cop Charged In ATV Crash

July 26, 2011
The Miami Beach Police officer who plowed over two people during a sandy joyride was charged with drunk and reckless driving.

3 Houston Cops Injured When Squads Collide

July 20, 2011
Three Houston Police officers were injured when their two cruisers collided early this morning near a north Houston station.

Baltimore Cop Forced Off Road During High-Speed Pursuit

July 19, 2011
A Baltimore Police officer sustained non-life threatening injuries when his cruiser was forced off the road by a drug suspect during a high-speed pursuit that ended at the Anne Arundel County mall.

Virginia Nurse Helps Save Injured Officer's Life

July 17, 2011
Jessica Elliott, 37, left her GMC truck three cars back, called 911 and rushed into the intersection to help the fallen officer, who lay bloody and bruised.

Man Charged with Vehicular Murder of Texas Officer

July 11, 2011
John Wesley Nero, 30 of Beaumont, Texas, who’s accused of intentionally ramming a patrol car with his fleeing sport utility vehicle, killing a police officer, has been charged with capital murder.

Code 3: The Hazards of Friendly Police Units

July 11, 2011
Hazards from other responding units include a neurological response known as "auditory exclusion" that may limit the officer's ability to hear another unit's sirens.

Responding Calif. Officer Killed In Collision with Second Unit

July 10, 2011
An Alhambra (Calif.) Police officer was killed early Sunday when he collided with another police cruiser while responding to a report of an armed robbery.

Good Samaritan Pulls Detroit Sergeant from Burning Cruiser

July 7, 2011
A civilian Good Samaritan pulled a Detroit Police sergeant out of his burning cruiser this morning, after the officer lost control of the vehicle on Detroit's west side.

Miami Beach Cop Injures 3 During ATV Joyride

July 4, 2011
A Miami Beach Police officer who was supposed to be patrolling the beach struck two people while apparently joyriding the departmental ATV. The officer is suspected of having been intoxicated at the time and riding the vehicle on the beach with a female companion he may have picked up at an Ocean Boulevard bar.

Video: Texas Deputy Killed In Head-On with Pickup

June 27, 2011
One Brazoria County (Texas) Sheriff's deputy was killed and a second was critically injured in a late-Sunday crash with a pickup truck that struck their cruiser head on.

Louisiana Officer Lost Control of Cruiser After Hitting Bicycle

June 27, 2011
Officer Russell A. George was traveling south on U.S. 165 around 2:50 a.m. Sunday. After striking a bicycle that was on the pavement in an inside lane, Officer George lost control of his vehicle, which began spinning and then veered off the right side of the highway.

Virginia Trooper's Cruiser Struck In Intersection

June 27, 2011
Adam Bowen, 28, died instantly in the Friday accident. Trooper Bowen was heading west on Route 3 in his patrol car around 6:45 p.m. when he entered the intersection with Madison Drive and collided with an eastbound Hyundai Elantra.

Officer Seat-Belt Safety

June 14, 2011

Cops are cursed by a tragic mix of impatience, skewed priorities, and self-preservation instincts that sometimes fail to rise to those of a drunken frat boy. As a result, traffic collisions have for decades been one of the top two causes of officer fatalities.

N.Y. Deputy Killed In Collision Near Pa. Border

June 13, 2011
Chemung County Sheriff's Deputy Jeffrey Alexander, 26, and a 77-year-old driver were killed in a head-on collision shortly before noon on Sunday.

Injured Tenn. Officer May be Disciplined for Not Wearing Seat Belt

June 6, 2011
A Tennessee Highway Patrol crash report indicates Officer Frank Hernandez wasn't wearing his seat belt when he was involved in a crash with Murfreesboro resident Khamphan Phanthala, who the THP report indicates was at fault in the crash.
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