A parking enforcement officer was hurt when an SUV rear-ended her vehicle on Artesia Boulevard around 7:15 a.m. Monday, according to Long Beach police.
Police said the officer was slowing down in her marked car to check on a vehicle that appeared to be illegally parked near Obispo Avenue when a black Chevrolet SUV hit her, sending her vehicle spinning onto the sidewalk.
“The city vehicle then came to rest after colliding with a chain link fence along the south side of Artesia Boulevard,” LBPD Officer Ivan Garcia said.
The crash left the parking enforcement officer with pain to her lower body, but paramedics were able to treat her at the scene, Garcia said.
Police said the SUV’s driver stayed at the scene and cooperated with the investigation, which was still ongoing around 9 a.m.
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