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LAPD officer injured as suspect intentionally backs into police vehicle

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A Los Angeles Police Department officer was injured early Friday afternoon during a South LA traffic stop, as the suspect driver intentionally backed into the police officer's vehicle.

The officers were conducting a traffic stop at 45th and Wall streets around 11:15 a.m.

A short time later, around 11:30 a.m., LAPD requested an ambulance after a suspect vehicle backed into a police vehicle.

A suspect's white vehicle intentionally backed into an LAPD vehicle, sending one officer to the hospital. KCALNews

A male suspect fled the scene, and he was later taken into custody at 1:22 p.m.

As SKYCal was overhead around noon, a white car was seen crashed into an LAPD SUV and an officer was getting wheeled into an ambulance. He was transported to the hospital, and is in stable condition.

A woman was being detained by officers at the scene, and could be seen handcuffed, then escorted into the police vehicle's backseat.

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