Detroit police car involved in crash; serious injuries reported

Posted at 5:28 PM, Aug 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-25 19:34:48-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — A Detroit Police Department scout car was involved in a serious crash Tuesday evening in the area of Dexter Avenue and Oakman Boulevard on the city's west side.

The police car and a Dodge Avenger collided. Two on-duty officers were traveling westbound on Oakman when the driver of a Dodge Avenger, traveling southbound on Dexter, struck the officer's vehicle in the intersection. It's alleged that the driver of the Avenger ran through a red light before initiating the crash.

Both officers, the driver of the Avenger and two passengers in the civilian vehicle, were all transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

As of Tuesday evening, everyone involved is listed in temporary serious condition.