Vehicle hits police car after running red light

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A Royal Newfoundland Constabulary officer was taken to hospital after their police car was struck by a vehicle running a red light at a St. John’s intersection.


The accident happened Sunday morning at the intersection of Pennywell Road and Cashin Avenue. According to the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary, an officer was treated in hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The driver of the other vehicle was issued a summary offence ticket for driving through a red light.

According to a witness who came across the scene of the accident, the police car sustained extensive damage to its front end. The other vehicle ended up on a residential lawn.

Geographic location: Pennywell Road, Cashin Avenue

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