Richmond RCMP officer injured in traffic accident on Thursday

Sep 15 2017, 7:15 am

An RCMP officer  is recovering in hospital after a traffic accident on Thursday involving a semi truck.

Police said they responded to the incident around 3 pm, after the semi struck the passenger side of a marked police car.

The incident took place at the intersection of Jacombs Road and Westminster Highway.

The officer suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to hospital. Police said at this point, it appears the officer wast the only one hurt in the accident.

RCMP’s Lower Mainland District Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Services and the Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement agency are now investigating the incident.

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