Officer injured in car accident on duty now home

Published: Sunday, Oct. 28 2012 6:31 p.m. MDT

WEST VALLY CITY — A Unified Police officer was home Sunday after being injured in a car accident while assisting another law enforcement agency, UPD Lt. Justin Hoyal said.

The officer's car, one of two police vehicles heading north on 4000 West, was struck on its side about 3 p.m. Saturday by a car driven by a 17-year-old female traveling west on 6200 South.

West Valley City police are investigating the accident, which sent the officer to the hospital in serious condition.

Lisa Riley Roche

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