Sheriff’s Injured in Highway Crash

Two people, one of which was a sheriff’s deputy, were injured on Wednesday night in Adelanto, California.

The accident took place on September 15th on Highway 395 around 8:30 p.m., per reports.

A San Bernardino County Sheriff was reportedly driving his patrol car eastbound on Bartlett Avenue with its lights and sirens on.

It then collided with a northbound Honda Accord that was driving on Highway 395.

Following the collision, both drivers of the vehicles were transported to a nearby hospital with minor to moderate injuries.

As a result of the crash authorities issued a closure of the intersection for several hours.

According to statistics, the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths for police officers are motor-vehicle related (43%).

Law enforcement officers face multiple hazards when driving. Some that may put them at risk while on duty are:

  • Speeding through intersections
  • Distracted by usage of electronic device/radio
  • Tunnel vision from stress and/or overly focused
  • Not wearing a seatbelt
  • Exhausted from consecutive days worked or length of shift
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