2 Orlando police officers, civilian driver injured in crash

Two officers with the Orlando Police Department and a civilian were transported to the hospital for injuries


ORLANDO, Fla. – Two Orlando police officers and a civilian were injured in a crash and taken to the hospital for non-life threatening injuries, according to the Orlando Police Department.

Emergency crews responded to the crash just before 1 p.m. on South Kirkman Road and Valencia College Drive, near the Orlando Valencia College campus.

According to a release from the department, the officers were responding to an in-progress retail theft case.

Investigators say a civilian car collided with the police cruiser.

The three were taken to nearby hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. Both officers have since been released from the hospital.

Investigators say the civilian driver was ultimately at fault for the crash.

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