Jeremy Hollings LAPD Officer Injured in Collision
A Los Angeles Police Department officer was injured in a collision on Wednesday morning, September 1st.
The accident reportedly took place just before 5:30 a.m. on the westbound 210 Freeway near Grand Avenue.
According to CHP, officer Jeremy Hollings, 42, collided with two trucks.
There were no other injuries reported other than the officer’s.
The other drivers involved stopped at the scene and were fully cooperative with authorities following the accident.
As a result of the crash, two westbound lanes were shut down for a period of time on the 210 Freeway.
Details as to what led to the crash are currently under investigation.
According to statistics, approximately 80% of accidents involving a motorcycle result in injuries or death.
Motorcycle accidents, according to the NHTSA, accounted for 14% of motor vehicle accident deaths in 2019. Motorcyclists should be fully aware of the safety challenges in which they face while riding on roads in California. Below are some tips for motorcyclists:
- Wear proper protection
- Ride responsibly
- Be knowledgeable and practice how to properly operate a motorcycle
- Ensure you are licensed prior to operating a motorcycle