2 LAPD officers, civilian injured after crash in South LA

A Los Angeles police officer had to be freed by first responders following a crash in South L.A.

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Thursday, October 22, 2020
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A Los Angeles police officer had to be freed by first responders after a crash in South L.A. left another officer and a civilian hurt.

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Two Los Angeles police officers and a civilian were injured following a two-vehicle crash in South Los Angeles Wednesday night.

The crash happened in the area of Vernon and Central avenues at about 10:20 p.m., with firefighters having to extricate an officer who was trapped in the mangled patrol car.

All three victims were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

It was not immediately known what caused the crash, but police believe it was an accident.