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Police officer, one other injured during multi-car crash in Hawthorne

Police officer injured in two-car crash in Hawthorne
Police officer injured in two-car crash in Hawthorne 00:18

A police officer and one other person were injured early Friday morning during a multi-car crash in Hawthorne. 

The crash was first reported a little after 2:45 a.m. at the intersection of 120th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard.

Both a Hawthorne Police Department officer and another person were injured during the crash and rushed to a nearby trauma center for treatment.  

The circumstances leading up to the collision were not immediately clear, though footage from the scene showed considerable damage to both vehicles. 

"The officer is in serious but stable condition and the other driver sustained non-life threatening injuries," Hawthorne PD.

California Highway Patrol officers assisting with the investigation issued a Sigalert for the intersection, which they planned to keep closed until around 9 a.m. as they continued to survey the scene. 

This morning at around 0245 AM, we had an officer involved in a significant traffic collision at 120th Street and...

Posted by Hawthorne Police on Friday, August 26, 2022
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