Pr. Geo.'s officer injured in car accident
A Prince George's County police officer responding to a call for service was injured Monday in a car accident in Brandywine, WUSA 9 reports..
Officer Henry Tippett, police spokesman, said the officer was driving on Old Branch Avenue with activated lights and sirens when he somehow struck a tree near Moores Road. An off-duty D.C. officer found the injured officer unconscious and called for help.
The injured officer regained consciousness and was transported to a local hospital in stable condition, Tippett said.
The accident occurred just days after a D.C. police officer was killed when he crashed the car he was driving into a utility pole while responding to a call.
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| November 1, 2010; 10:56 AM ET
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