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Unified Police Department officer seriously injured in auto accident

Published: Saturday, Oct. 27 2012 10:15 p.m. MDT

WEST VALLEY CITY — A Unified Police officer was seriously injured in a car accident Saturday afternoon while assisting another agency.

West Valley City police spokesman Mike Powell said two police cars were traveling north through the intersection of 4000 West and 6200 South when a car being driven by a 17-year-old female broadsided one of the police cars.

A UPD officer was transported to a local hospital in serious condition and is being treated for possible internal injures and broken bones.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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