Police responding to motor officer crash at 10th and Jefferson


Police responding to area of 10th and Jefferson regarding a motor officer, who was struck by a vehicle that made a lane change. 

The incident happened while the vehicles were traveling southbound on Jefferson around 2:30 p.m. The officer was transported to the hospital as a precaution with non life threatening injuries. No injuries were observed to the female driver of the other involved vehicle. 

Major Collisions Investigations is investigating the incident. 

MCI is activated to reconstruct serious collisions, such as when there has been a fatality or life-threatening injury, or when a DUII collision causes serious injuries. The team is also activated to investigate crash scenes when a police pursuit or a collision involving a city vehicle generates any significant injury or damage, and sometimes in other circumstances in which investigating officers require technical assistance.

Source: City Of Eugene

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