Boston, MA – Two Boston police officers have been hospitalized after a crash involving a police wagon and a red Honda sedan early Sunday morning. According to the Boston police department, the collision took place at approximately 3 a.m. at the intersection of Walnut Avenue and Dale Street in Roxbury.
A police spokesman stated that the two officers were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the Honda was also taken to the hospital with minor injuries. At this time, no further information regarding the cause of the accident has been made available.
The Boston Police Department has not released the names of the officers involved, and it is unclear if the officers were responding to an emergency call or performing regular duties at the time of the crash. The department also would not confirm if the driver of the red sedan will be facing any charges.
The intersection of Walnut Avenue and Dale Street was closed for several hours as investigators worked to determine the cause of the collision. Police officers and emergency responders were on the scene to assess the damage and provide assistance to those involved.
This incident is a reminder of the risks and dangers that police officers face every day while serving and protecting their community. Department sources told us, “the safety and well-being of officers are of the utmost importance, and the Boston Police Department is taking every measure to ensure that they receive the care and support they need.”