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2 officers injured in crash with big rig

October 9, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Two LAPD officers are recovering from a variety of injuries after their patrol car slammed into the back of a big rig in South Los Angeles Thursday morning.The accident occurred about 6:30 a.m. at Western Avenue and 35th Street.

The crash left the front of the patrol car wedged under the truck's trailer, trapping one of the officers inside. Firefighters had to cut the roof open to pull him out.

Paramedics took the two officers to a local hospital. Both officers are being treated for fractures and bruises, but both should be OK.

The circumstances of the crash are still unclear.


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