Crash involving a police vehicle sends two to the hospital as a precaution, LBPD says

Nobody was seriously hurt, but two people were taken to the hospital to be evaluated after a driver crashed into a police vehicle in North Long Beach Saturday afternoon, according to police.

Police said an officer was driving westbound on Market Street toward Atlantic Avenue while responding to a battery report when the driver of a vehicle traveling northbound on Atlantic Avenue failed to stop for the police lights and siren.

The driver’s car collided with the police vehicle in the intersection at about 2:30 p.m., according to the LBPD.

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Crystal Niebla is the West Long Beach reporter through the Report for America program. Philanthropic organizations pledged to cover the local donor portion of her grant-funded position with the Post. If you want to support Crystal's work, you can donate to her Report For America position at lbpost.com/support.
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