LIVERMORE, CALIFORNIA (APRIL 12, 2017) — An off-duty San Jose Police Officer had to be transported to the hospital Wednesday morning after a crash with a big-rig on the 84 Freeway. (map)
The accident occurred at approximately 12:10 a.m. According to law enforcement officials, the officer was driving east on Highway 84 in a Chevy Tahoe, when he rear-ended a semi truck stopped at a light and ignited in flames. A CHP officer on scene for traffic control quickly extinguished the flames. The officer was trapped inside his vehicle and had to be cut out by firefighters.
The officer was taken to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries, the extent of which are unknown. The investigation is on-going in order to determine cause and liability.
“Any motorist injured in a traffic accident at the hands of a negligent driver will be subject to a bodily injury claim,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm.
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