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Officer-involved collision in West Seattle

On August 18th at approximately 1:52 p.m. an officer in a fully-marked police car was responding to an emergency call with lights and siren activated.  Just north of SW Brandon Street on California Avenue SW the officer collided with a beige Ford sedan and subsequently struck a tree near the side of the road.  The driver and only occupant of the beige Ford sedan, a male in his 70’s, was evaluated at the scene but was not injured and did not require transportation. The officer, a male in his 20’s, was transported to Harborview Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives are responding to the scene.  The circumstances surrounding the collision are currently under active investigation.