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Officer-Involved Collision in West Seattle

A female officer sustained minor injuries in an intersection-related collision today in West Seattle.  At approximately 12:26 p.m. today a Southwest Precinct patrol officer was driving her marked police car eastbound on SW Andover Street approaching 48th Avenue SW, an uncontrolled intersection.  At the same time a civilian-driven passenger vehicle was approaching the same intersection northbound on 48th Avenue SW.  The two vehicles collided in the intersection and both drivers sustained minor injuries.

The civilian was treated and released from the scene by fire department medics.  The officer was transported by police vehicle to an area hospital for follow up evaluation and treatment.  Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and were towed from the scene.

There were no citations issued at the scene pending further investigation and collision reconstruction.

Traffic Collision Investigation Squad detectives responded to the scene and continue to actively investigate.