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Lynchburg Police investigates two officer-involved crashes within three days

Four officers sustained minor injuries

Lynchburg Police continue to investigate two police officer vehicle crashes.
Lynchburg Police continue to investigate two police officer vehicle crashes.

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Lynchburg Police continue to investigate two recent accidents involving their officers after their cruisers crashed into one another.

Spokesperson Carrie Dungan says in both incidents, emergency lights and sirens were on while responding to calls.

The first accident happened Thursday along Fifth and Clay Streets. Two vehicles and two officers were involved, one officer had minor injuries.

The other happened Saturday near Biltmore and Fort Avenues. Two cruisers collided, with three officers suffering minor injuries.

We’re told the city vehicles are self-insured and the investigation is ongoing.


About the Author:

Tim Harfmann joined the 10 News team in September 2020 and works at the station's Lynchburg bureau.