LAPD officers trapped in Sylmar crash


A Los Angeles Police Department SUV was involved in a crash Monday with a pickup truck in Sylmar, trapping two officers until firefighters could extricate them from the vehicle.

Los Angeles firefighters responded about 5 p.m. to the crash scene at Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue, where they were able to extricate the officers, who suffered unknown injuries.

  • An LAPD patrol SUV was involved in a crash Monday, June 29, 2020, at Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue in Sylmar. Firefighters extricated the officers, who were trapped in the wreck. (Photo by Rick McClure/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)

  • An LAPD patrol SUV was involved in a crash Monday, June 29, 2020, at Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue in Sylmar. Firefighters extricated the officers, who were trapped in the wreck. (Photo by Rick McClure/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)

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  • An LAPD patrol SUV was involved in a crash Monday, June 29, 2020, at Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue in Sylmar. Firefighters extricated the officers, who were trapped in the wreck. (Photo by Rick McClure/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)

  • An LAPD patrol SUV was involved in a crash Monday, June 29, 2020, at Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue in Sylmar. Firefighters extricated the officers, who were trapped in the wreck. (Photo by Rick McClure/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)

  • An LAPD patrol SUV was involved in a crash Monday, June 29, 2020, at Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue in Sylmar. Firefighters extricated the officers, who were trapped in the wreck. (Photo by Rick McClure/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)

  • An LAPD patrol SUV was involved in a crash Monday, June 29, 2020, at Polk Street and Dronfield Avenue in Sylmar. Firefighters extricated the officers, who were trapped in the wreck. (Photo by Rick McClure/Special to the Los Angeles Daily News)

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Paramedics transported at least one other person to the hospital, said a photographer at the scene.

LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division was investigating the crash.

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Source:  https://www.dailynews.com/2020/06/30/lapd-officers-trapped-in-sylmar-crash/



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